Kate Parish

I am fortunate. Supportive, loving family and friends. A glass or two of Franco Serra Barbera D’Alba to chase the chill of a wintry Monday night. What could be better? A...

Four days until holiday season 2013 commences. But, most have already succumbed to the frenzy. Even my children are begging for a Christmas motif. Honestly, Thanksgiving is by far my favorite....

Two life-long friends from my days at Western Michigan University spent Sunday afternoon with me. One I have not seen for years despite my sister being married to her cousin. The distance of...

Today, I start with a clean slate. All that happened yesterday is history. That’s what I love about mornings. Each one provides a chance to live better than the day before. Today, anything...

What is beauty? I cannot answer that. Everyone looks at the world with their own eyes. Each views people, places, and things from a perspective of personal experiences, history and media...

Entry #9 was waiting in the queue. It was shaking with anticipation. Within moments it would be introduced and have the acknowledgement it deserved. But, then, dreams of celebrity shattered. All hope disappeared...