April 27, 2023

Whiplash!

By David Haldane April 27, 2023     It felt like riding a rollercoaster. First there was the comforting click of rails, accompanied by an anticipation […]
November 24, 2022

Magic Chimes

By David Haldane Nov. 24, 2022     Let’s just say it’s been a difficult 12 months. The year began, you may recall, with last December’s […]
September 22, 2022

My Salad Life

By David Haldane Sept. 22, 2022     Quinoa Salad. That’s what the menu said. I was surprised and flummoxed because I honestly thought I knew […]
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 […]
December 2, 2021

The Mexico of Asia

By David Haldane Dec. 2, 2021   I still remember the first time I set foot in the Philippines. My immediate reaction: “Wow, this is the […]
July 18, 2019

Tangled Legs

By David Haldane July 18, 2019   This morning I awoke with a foot in my mouth. It wasn’t the first time; in fact, it’s been […]
March 12, 2019

Isaac’s Bog

By David Haldane March 12, 2019   It happened again the other day. I was at the private school my eight-year-old son, Isaac, attends in Surigao […]