Author Archives: kattypants

Wonka Vision

I think I may be the Tom Cruise of my circle of friends. Two points of clarification:  This is not a good thing.   I despise Tom Cruise. A few months back, I read Leah Remini’s book Troublemaker.  I know, it doesn’t … Continue reading

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To Bounce or Not to Bounce

Its an experience every parent with a young child has had. I take my kid to the park, and upon arrival see a colorful rising in the distance- a bouncy house. “Can I go in there?” my child asks with … Continue reading

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Happiness via Banana

I received a personalized rejection the same day I submitted a story for publication. In my limited experience, the time lapse from submission to rejection is about two months.  Same day refusal is unheard of.  I could have possibly written … Continue reading

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The Truth About Saggy Knees

I was playing Twister with my kids this morning. Bent over in some inhuman configuration, my face came inches away from my saggy knees.  As a forty three year old person, I am familiar with laugh lines and stretch marks, … Continue reading

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Good Hustle

I’m in a creative slump.  The only reason I am writing today is because it is my go-to method for feeling productive. I have not written much in the past few months.  I’ve produced a handful of blog posts, but … Continue reading

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Another Trip Around the Sun

I hate my birthday. Yup, I said it.  As a kid, every once in awhile, I would hear adults complain about their birthdays.  I would silently swear to never grow into some boring, joyless curmudgeon who sucks the fun out … Continue reading

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Magical Thinking, Magical Being

I am not a person that remembers dates.  My mother- she is a record keeper. If you look on her calendar, she has noted the birth dates of every relative- living and dead, anniversaries for the most distant of cousins, … Continue reading

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