Category Archives: Great Reads

Change Someone’s Story

It’s been an emotional summer. As you’ve all read — ad nauseam — sending Sam off to college and into his new life has kept me a bit off balance. And on August 14, I  chose — finally, and after … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursday

Today is about acknowledgments. Lots of acknowledgments. First and foremost, a huge shout out to BlogHer and the Voice of the Year judges. I found out early this week that I was named a BlogHer 2015: Experts Among Us Voice … Continue reading

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“I Am Understood”

“Katrina Willis can take a painful experience and offer enlightenment. She can take a hardship and reveal opportunity. She can describe deep despair and make you feel hopeful. How? Through her extraordinary gift of detail and language … through her … Continue reading

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An Invitation to Indie Publishing

Dear Friends, It’s been a quiet 2015 online, I know. My 45th year made its appearance with some health challenges that knocked me to my knees, but I’m almost fully upright and ready to run again. Thanks for sticking around … Continue reading

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The HerStories Project: My Other Ex

Today, I hold the memory of our friendship in a small, protected pocket of my heart. It resides there, a reminder of all that was good and right. I’ve let go of what was bad, what was wrong, what tore … Continue reading

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Sharing Sunday with John Green

Celebrate my 44th at Noah Grant’s with my best friend and listen to John Green speak all within a 24-hour window? It was a no-brainer. As soon as Andi mentioned the possibility, we loaded the three youngest kids in the … Continue reading

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Life Lessons from My Eight-Year-Old Self

The autobiography I penned at age eight begins with this: How it all started… When I was young I had some troubles. I had started to grow up to be a very spastic child. Every time I got mad I … Continue reading

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