. . . AND RECEIVE THE GIFT OF LOVE How do you give your self (it's two words, on purpose) to the wind? Finish your stuff, I tell you. And be willing to be vulnerable! When you finish, though, you are very likely to fail. In fact, you can really suck! Your art, your book, … Continue reading Give Your Self to the Wind
It's coming up in January! Here's the information. Please come if you can. Love to see you there! Here are a couple of reviews! Here are the links: Outskirts Press Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Thanks for checking it out.
Would you like to read my book, GIVING MY SELF TO THE WIND? If so, you can win it for FREE! Starts in a few days, and goes for a few weeks. Just in time for the New Year. Goodreads Book Giveaway Giving My Self to the Wind by Kathryn Atkins Giveaway ends December 20, 2017. … Continue reading Book Giveaway!
This published book, Giving My Self to the Wind, is a way to say ‘I was here.’ I stole that idea from Thomas Kail, the director of Hamilton. I hope he doesn't mind if I borrow it because it's true. A headstone doesn’t do it, and I cannot hold my kids responsible for substantiating my … Continue reading Published!
How I wish I could hibernate for the next thirty years — no make that twenty — so I could suddenly wake up feeling old and being okay with it. Gray hair: check. Wrinkles everywhere: check. White eyelashes: check. Liver spots (ugh): check. I’m all here, but I’m calm in my old age and not … Continue reading HIbernate to Old, Please
This is a terrifying time of year for me. In order to get ‘the holiday thing’ done, I now find myself faced with bedroom, kitchen, and office drawers that make me want to throw up. They symbolize my disorganization by distraction as I dart to the next task without closure on the last. During the … Continue reading Messy Drawers
Con El Alma Dance Recital The night before a recital. Flamenco practice done. The dancers are ready. Their hair in buns. Their feet are sore From practicing every night. Excited and happy, Their goal is to delight. Filled with elation. Full of anticipation. Feeling exhilaration. There’s never a temptation To back away. No way, no … Continue reading Flamenco Recital