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 ┬áthe street was one,... Continue Reading →

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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 →

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 →

To My White Friends…We Have to Do Better

If you're white, I need you to stop for a minute. Take a deep breath. Actually, take ten, this may take a while. This post isn't about making anyone feel guilty. I'm not going to call anyone a racist. I'm certainly not going to tell anyone they don't deserve whatever they've worked to achieve in... Continue Reading →

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D.E. Haggerty

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