The Absence of “No” is Not Enough

For the last week I've been watching the #MeToo movement rise and fall in the media. Women are sharing, in great detail, personal experiences in order to highlight just how pervasive the problem of sexual harassment and assault really is. What I'm also noticing is that men, on the whole, have been largely silent. Now,... Continue Reading →

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Where Words Speak Louder Than Action

This won't come as a surprise, but the written word is kind of important to me. I well understand the power of words to lift, to incite, to soothe and to insult. I know how to use words to include and exclude, to connect and disconnect. And because of that, I take them pretty damn seriously.... Continue Reading →

Throwing Punches: Why Kids Sometimes Need to Fight Back

Years ago my husband told me a story about the one fist-fight he got into on the schoolyard asphalt. There were insults and threats and while not quite pistols at dawn, an assignation by the lockers at 3--or something to that effect. My husband is a big man, in stature as well as heart, but despite his... Continue Reading →

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D.E. Haggerty

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