December 13, 2018


By David Haldane   Dec. 13, 2018 For me, it’s all about the trees. Six of them. For many years, certainly, as long as I can remember, they’ve been […]
August 16, 2018

Squatting Rock

By David Haldane Aug. 16, 2018 The smile on the old woman’s face told the whole story. It was creased, like a twisted canyon burned into […]
July 5, 2018

High Heels

By David Haldane July 5, 2018 In the end, it was a question of heels. If she could just find a decent pair of high ones, […]
June 28, 2018

Left Turns

By David Haldane June 28, 2018   It was the kind of announcement you don’t want to hear from a pilot. Especially one controlling the airplane […]
May 16, 2018

A Different Way of Death

By David Haldane May 16, 2018 It seemed more like a birthday than a funeral. Resting in a raised wooden coffin with arms folded and eyes […]
April 19, 2018

The Thing About Poop

By David Haldane April 19, 2018 There’s something about poop that makes Westerners nervous. Though I can’t say exactly what it is, I do know this; […]
April 12, 2018

All in the Family

By David Haldane April 12, 2018 It started as kind of a gag. Ivy and I, happily married, would fantasize about what sort of other marital […]
March 29, 2018

Marriage, Engraved

By David Haldane March 29, 2018   I spent most of yesterday typing. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a job to which I am fairly accustomed. […]
March 21, 2018

Renewing the Vows

By David Haldane March 21, 2018   It began as a promise. Asking a girl to leave the deep provinces of the Philippines for a new […]