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fatherhood & humour | musings & life

March 20, 2016
by Thomas Froese
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So grab death and scream “Mine!” And what does it turn into?

It’s bedtime. Liz needs to get to the kitchen to make her snack for the next day. “Dad!” she says. “I’m afraid to go out there. Something’s there. I can feel it in my bones!” “That’s arthritis.” + But, really, … Continue reading

November 6, 2015
by Thomas Froese
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A gala you won’t forget. A prayer (I hope) you remember.

Before you read today’s post, please set aside a few minutes to view this remarkable link. It’s on the war (and it is a war) of maternal death in places like sub-Saharan Africa. Then take a few minutes to read … Continue reading

April 15, 2015
by Thomas Froese
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Sexually delicate territories

The best time to talk to your nine-year-old boy about women’s plumbing and these sorts of sexually delicate territories is when he’s asleep. This is what every trying father discovers after said boy lays splayed on the living room floor pretending … Continue reading

February 14, 2015
by Thomas Froese
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What’s better than wine and stronger than death?

When you’re an 11-year-old and a boy in your class asks you to go out and it’s the day before Valentine’s Day and he even gives you a rose, what’s a girl to do? This was the situation yesterday for … Continue reading

September 26, 2014
by Thomas Froese
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Yada Yada Yada on sex and my manhood

I don’t know. All this talk about sex and my manhood. It started when this post simply shared our updated family photo and the news that while the Family Dog is now in our annual shot, our family won’t get … Continue reading

July 26, 2014
by Thomas Froese
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Let go of your life. Be surprised.

From my last post here, the only thing left to say is that while Jon’s birthday cake was finely decorated, My Bride is very much decorated in another rather beautiful way, with the Order of Canada now, which you know about through … Continue reading