March 23, 2023

Donuts or Bagels?

 By David Haldane March 23, 2023     For years, it was a morning ritual. I would arise early, get the kids ready for school, and […]
February 23, 2023

Turbulence

By David Haldane Feb. 23, 2023     Everyone knows that airplanes crash. That’s why, for years, I’ve always contemplated death when boarding a flight. Could […]
February 17, 2023

American Expat Launches Book on Finding Island Home

Ortigas Foundation Library.   LITERARY TREATS 2023: A TOOTH IN MY POPSICLE BY DAVID HALDANE BOOK LAUNCH MARCH 7       What started as a […]
February 17, 2023

Lost Boys

By David Haldane Feb. 16, 2023     I won’t say his name. I met him at an expat gathering outside Surigao City. It was Christmastime […]
February 2, 2023

Old

By David Haldane Feb. 2, 2023     I had no idea we were swimming with saviors. It was 2006, and I was in the Philippines […]
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 […]
December 15, 2022

The Death of Writing?

By David Haldane Dec. 15, 2022     I remember the day I became a writer. It was 1970, and I had spent six months roaming […]
November 17, 2022

Bent Spoons

By David Haldane November 17, 2022   Talk about a blast from the past. I was relaxing at home, minding my own business with my favorite […]
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 […]
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 […]