Nine Lives…Kat’s Story

It’s true. Everyone has a story.  Lately, many have asked me: “what’s your story?” Over 20 years ago, I was able to articulate with great fervor the experiences in my life that shaped my personal narrative. Upon invitation, I shared my story at local outreach events and during special church programs. That was twenty years … Continue reading Nine Lives…Kat’s Story

To Her With Love

On March 30, 2012,  my beloved grandmother Dot died. Over 5 years later, I still miss her. I often say that I was blessed to enjoy the presence of both sets of grandparents-maternal and paternal-in my life. Most can't say the same. Sadly, my sweet grandfather, Grandma Dot's forever husband, died on September 22, 2017.  … Continue reading To Her With Love

DeadBeat

Let’s cut the cord of discord since I’m bored with you never having never giving because you’re living beyond your means and child support payments are few and far between. “I had a dream,” that one day you and your child would remain connected despite our defection but instead of your affection, there were only … Continue reading DeadBeat

Shout!

SHOUT “I’m gonna tear down those walls,” he whispered and I wanted to shout. I’m tired of being restricted and oppressed-- beyond my control I lust for freedom to explode like a cannon ball. “I’m gonna to tear down those walls,” he teased and I wanted to burst. I’m made stronger when tossed and turned within … Continue reading Shout!

Meet Fonzie

The marketability of feline fodder is apparent with the recent movie premiere of Keanu; a comedic romp about a kitten who is dangerously coveted by gangbangers and rescued by comedy duo Key and Peele. This farce inspired my own tabby tale of mishaps and adventures. I have always been a cat lover. Hence my nickname … Continue reading Meet Fonzie

Bill Cosby didn’t rape me, but this guy did

Updated July 7, 2015 So it hits the fan. Sworn testimony from 2005 records Bill Cosby admitting that he used Quaaludes to drug women and have sex with them. Yet, he has never been charged criminally. And with all the women that have accused him, it is criminal that charges were not brought against him then … Continue reading Bill Cosby didn’t rape me, but this guy did

Proud Mama

It is very important as parents, that we nurture and encourage the passions and gifts of our children. In order to thrive, they need our love and support to feel empowered and inspired. As Hodding Carter said,  "There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, … Continue reading Proud Mama