Notes From a Train

Not long ago I was on a train to London with my son. As soon as he sat down, he reached for his phone. For a few minutes I let him snap his chat and insta his gram. After all, there are streaks to be kept up, Mom. You just don't get it! He's probably... Continue Reading →

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The Evolution of Friendship: From Mean Girls to Meaningful Women

Every year for the last three, along with a group of friends, I've packed my bags, left color-coded instructions for my family, and flown off for a long weekend. If our annual women's weekend (or as I christened it this year, Vajayjay Vacay) were a movie, here's how I envision the poster: Six full-grown females,... Continue Reading →

Skirting the Issue

The foreign minister in India just made headlines for a newly published list of tourism tips. They run the gamut of normalcy, common sense mingled with observance of local custom, but with an interesting caveat for female tourists. Don't wear skirts. After a string of high-profile rape cases in India against foreign women, (not to mention... Continue Reading →

How Do I Love Thee? Let Me Lose My Shit and Count the Ways

My husband wears many hats in our relationship. For instance, he is Cooker of the Steak and Killer of the Bugs. He is Chancellor of All Things Camping and Chairman of the Ball. Minister of Family Vacations is only one of the titles he wears as jauntily as a trilby. While acting in his capacity of Minister, often... Continue Reading →

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D.E. Haggerty

Writer, Blogger, Book Addict

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