A Tale of Two Fourths

As a kid, I used to look up into an inky sky and watch fireworks explode over my neighborhood. This was the 70s. There were no town-funded displays, it was the family down the block whose Dad knew a guy who knew a guy. The backyards weren't yet fenced off and  the street was one,... Continue Reading →

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What’s the Point of Having Rights if You’re Not Going to Use Them?

"Get that son of a bitch off the field right now, he's fired. He's fired!" -Donald Trump Last year Colin Kaepernick, an American football player, refused to stand during the American national anthem. Several other high-profile athletes such as US soccer star Megan Rapinnoe followed suit. The backlash was quick. A year later, it hasn't... Continue Reading →

I’m With the Banned

Somewhere out there right now is a child or a teenager or young adult about to pick up a book which will change their lives. Maybe it will be the book which cements a love of reading. Maybe it will be the book which opens new worlds, or sheds light on something they're struggling with. Maybe within those... Continue Reading →

The Expat Snail and the Whale

Marilyn Monroe famously cemented the idea of the seven-year itch in our collective psyche with a billowing skirt above a New York City subway grate. I don't have the legs for that. Or the dress. Or the extra four years. Increasingly I've been experiencing the three-year expat itch. When we first said goodbye to Lady Liberty and... Continue Reading →

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D.E. Haggerty

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