November 10, 2022

Scary Monsters

  By David Haldane November 10, 2022   The stories are hard to read. A young woman from Mexico said she felt the weight of other […]
October 6, 2022

Globe At Home: No Escape

By David Haldane Oct. 6, 2022     It seemed like a good idea. In fact, it was the only idea because none of the country’s […]
September 15, 2022

Dancing in the Streets

By David Haldane Sept. 15, 2022     It happened again. People wearing ornate, many-colored costumes swirled in the streets to the cadence of drummers in […]
September 8, 2022

Boxer Shorts

By David Haldane September 8, 2022     I meant it as a joke. Back in 2019, I wrote a column called “Pajamas” aimed at a […]
June 9, 2022

Thinking About Death

By David Haldane June 9, 2022     For a moment, I felt like a time traveler. Watching the first episode of a new HBO series […]
April 21, 2022

Disney Goes for Woke

By David Haldane April 21, 2022     I visited Disneyland recently prepared to be angry. Instead, my heart melted the moment I saw Goofy and […]
February 24, 2022

Tik-Toking Teens

 By David Haldane Feb. 24, 2022     It became an almost weekly occurrence at our house in Surigao City. My teenage nieces would gather somewhere […]
June 2, 2021

Sitting in the Dark

By David Haldane June 2, 2021   There was something soothing about the dimness. Excited, we sat in eager anticipation of the experience to come; one […]
September 24, 2019

Heartbeat!

By David Haldane Sept. 19, 2019   Last week I saw God in a parade. It was the kickoff event for the 35th annual Banok-Banok street-dancing […]
June 12, 2019

High Heels (2)

By David Haldane June 13, 2019   In the end, it was a question of heels. If she could just find a decent pair of high […]
January 29, 2019

Home

By David Haldane Aug. 2, 2018   The thing that finally got to me was the abundance of tears. Some belonged to friends plainly sad to […]
September 20, 2018

Parade

By David Haldane Sept. 20, 2018 I have always loved parades. Only one, however, has made me cry. I’m speaking of the 34thannual Bonok-Bonok street dancing […]