Is It Hot in Here?

Unlike John Denver's musical ode to West Virginia, I am most decidedly not in almost heaven. More like almost hell. I know I'm not in hell because if I were in hell I would be experiencing the Inferno-esque thermo-nuclear changes my body is throwing at me while a man followed me around explaining to me I'm... Continue Reading →

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If It Takes 10,000 Hours to Become an Expert…

You know there's that famous Malcolm Gladwell "it takes 10,000 hours to become an expert at something" thing? Well, here's a partial list of things, which, by that criteria, I feel like I'm an expert in. Carrot peeling Closing doors Right-side outing socks Flushing un-flushed toilets Packing lunches Embarrassing myself Finding ways to say "no"... Continue Reading →

How Lucky We Are To Be Alive Right Now

Here we are, the ass-end of another year. I sat down yesterday to write about Salome and her veils. Then I re-read 2016's year-end post. Apparently I had the same idea last year. Always ahead of myself, it would seem. And forever forgetting it. I expected I would endeth the year in much the same... Continue Reading →

A Decade in the Trenches: 10 Things I’ve Learned in 10 Years as a Parent

Not that long ago, we celebrated my son's tenth birthday. A milestone for him and another notch on the parenting belt for me. You have to trust me when I say there were days when I didn't think either one of us would make it here. There was the dramatic, traumatic delivery and subsequent two weeks... Continue Reading →

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D.E. Haggerty

Writer, Blogger, Book Addict

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