August 22, 2019

Alarm!

By David Haldane Aug. 22, 2019   The end of the world began with a burp. It was 8 a.m. when I was awakened by the […]
August 15, 2019

Chaos

By David Haldane August 15, 2019   It was three a.m. when my call finally went through. At work in California where it was still daylight, […]
April 9, 2019

Dogs, Roosters and Bad Karaoke

By David Haldane April 4, 2019   I was suddenly awakened by a howl in the night. Somewhere close, a dog was complaining. But it wasn’t […]
March 5, 2019

Broken

By David Haldane March 5, 2019 Somehow, I knew from the beginning that it was too good to be true. A 2015 Yamaha Mio scooter, not […]
February 25, 2019

Pink Sky

By David Haldane Feb. 25, 2019 It was as if the sky had caught fire. The fog rolled in, the sun touched the horizon and, for […]
February 18, 2019

Ants, Rats, Lizards and Spiders

By David Haldane Feb. 18, 2019 For the longest time, I thought it was me. I’d be lying in bed, just dropping off the sleep, when […]
February 12, 2019

Seventy

By David Haldane Feb. 12, 2019 My seventieth birthday came like a thief in the night. Instead of robbing me, though, it left me with riches. […]
January 3, 2019

Our House is a Very, Very, Very Fine House

By David Haldane Jan. 3, 2019 The thing about our house is that it has an echo. More of a rumble, really. If you’re on the […]
December 27, 2018

A Tooth In My Popsicle

By David Haldane Dec. 27, 2018   We had just started eating dessert at our favorite restaurant when I bit into something hard. “Wow,” I exclaimed […]
December 20, 2018

A Barangay Christmas

By David Haldane Dec. 20, 2018 The thing that changed my mood, I think, was the man swinging a stick rifle with the coconut on his […]
December 13, 2018

Trees

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 […]
November 29, 2018

Moving Up

Moving Up