June 2015 16
RAGE
Posted By : kate66

I was raised by a genteel woman who rarely, if ever, expressed her anger. She had integrity and grace, but she was exactly what Virginia Woolf called “the angel in the house,” the woman in

May 2015 06
I’M NOT ANYTHING
Posted By : kate66

Let’s see – I was a radical hippie chick. That’s definitely over. I was a mother; well, I will always be that in spirit but not in body. My son is no longer in the

April 2015 13
So You Think I’m Retired…
Posted By : kate66

  You know the cliché question: what one person in history would you most like to have a long talk with? I always say, “Shakespeare, without a doubt.” That’s because I’d like to ask him

September 2014 15
GETTING UNSTUCK
Posted By : kate66

  I am so grateful to be prescription drug free – off of central nervous system chemical tampering, recommended by doctors, which put me at risk for mental breakdown, suicide and seizures – that I

March 2014 01
Hi, My Name is Kate…
Posted By : kate66

  I’m going through benzo withdrawal. (For those of you lucky enough not to know, benzos are benzodiazepines, anti-anxiety drugs such as Xanax and Klonipin.) How I got to this point is a rambling story

December 2013 18
RADICAL SOLACE
Posted By : kate66

  There’s a lot to hate about the human condition. Ask someone who went through the holocaust; ask someone in a country that has been colonized and exploited; ask an African American who lived during