Pardon Me, Can You Point Me to the Toilet?

Twenty something years ago I sat in an Italian restaurant in England with my then boyfriend's family and asked where the bathroom was. My future in-laws looked at me with the kind of blank confusion I can only assume my face resembles when my children talk to me about FortNite, leaving me--cross-legged and full-bladdered--in a... Continue Reading →

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Care and Maintenance Of Your Brits

Congratulations! Whether you've decided to adopt a Brit, befriend one, or like me, marry and have children with one, I'm confident you'll benefit immeasurably by the addition. Having a Brit in your life will enrich it. You'll learn new words like twee and new uses for old words like fanny. You'll enjoy hours of endless... Continue Reading →

Women Who Don’t Burn

Not that long ago a friend pulled me aside and said, "You know, if you lived a few centuries ago, I think you'd have been burned at the stake." It was meant as a compliment, and I took it as one. Because what he meant was that outspoken women, loud women, women who didn't sit... Continue Reading →

Lessons from Scandinavia

A few nights ago I stood on a street corner near my apartment. It was a little before midnight. The air was crisp, the sky was bright, fir garlands twinkled with Christmas lights. I stood alone, nary a car in sight...and waited for the light to change from red to green. Shit, I thought. I'm... Continue Reading →

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D.E. Haggerty

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