January 19, 2023

Wedding

By David Haldane Jan. 19, 2023     The most touching moment for me came when the bride danced with her father. The elderly man had […]
December 29, 2022

Divided Faith

By David Haldane Dec. 29, 2022   I read some surprising news the other day. An American Catholic priest, it seems, had been dismissed from the […]
December 22, 2022

Treatment Required

By David Haldane Dec. 22, 2022   The headline hit me like a breath of fresh air. “New York will treat mentally ill, even if they […]
October 20, 2022

Mixed Skin

By David Haldane October 20, 2022     It never occurred to us we were ahead of our time. Back in 2006, when my Filipino wife […]
August 18, 2022

Fear of Forgetting

By David Haldane August 18, 2022   One of my most vivid memories of Dad is hearing him fall through the wall of our house. It […]
June 30, 2022

This is Insane

  By David Haldane June 30, 2022   We’ve all heard the stories. A young man with a smiling disposition goes into his room one day […]
May 5, 2022

The Myth of the Mail-Order Bride

By David Haldane May 5, 2022   I’ve always hated the term “mail-order bride.” The reason is that it’s largely a myth. While history certainly records […]
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 17, 2022

The Lost Boys

By David Haldane Feb. 17, 2022     The news was encouraging. “He seems to be trying harder,” the masked woman across the table from us […]
December 23, 2021

Severely Damaged

By David Haldane Dec. 23, 2021   We finally got the bad news at 1:45 in the morning. Our Surigao City dream house had been “severely […]
October 9, 2021

Britney’s Liberation Could Be My Son’s Demise

By David Haldane October 7, 2021   The story is everywhere. Britney Spears, long-time global singing idol, is finally free of her father’s controlling clutches. And […]
September 23, 2021

Scamming for Cause

By David Haldane Sept. 23, 2021     It happens at least once a week. I get a message on Facebook from someone I don’t know. […]