• May 15, 2018


    Beware: Mental Illness Affects All! You should know…

    In 2006, while I was rehabbing from strokes and heart surgery, another member of our family was diagnosed with mental illness, and consequently hospitalized a number of times. Up until[...]

  • May 10, 2018


    Life and Blogging on the Disabled List

    Welcome sports fans, it's baseball season! Unfortunately, I've been on the DL since April 3rd. I've made an effort through the years to keep this blog upbeat, positive, and encouraging.[...]

  • April 6, 2018


    … down she fell… now what?

    This is another blog post that started out as a Facebook status update, but grew too long, and seems appropriate for a blog post. Actually, this may be happening regularly[...]

  • March 17, 2018


    Soft-opening for my “new” website

    Hey there, Family, Friends, and Fans... Long time, no blogging. Having spent more time than I care to admit researching, learning, and revising this site, I'm quietly sharing the news[...]

  • December 27, 2017


    Growing pains–please be patient…

    One of my big goals for January 2018 is to update and upgrade this site. It's been five years afterall... New, professional, author photos have already been taken. New blog[...]

  • June 13, 2017


    The Human Pipeline

    I met Rainer Bantau a few years ago through the Writers Guild of Texas, and got to know him better as we worked on projects as members of the WGT[...]

  • May 12, 2017


    Writing Fiction is Scary

    There, I said it. Besides the fact that it’s hard work to keep creating stories, putting those ideas on paper in a format that others can access (from my mind[...]

  • March 1, 2017


    #100DaysOfGratitude–Lessons Learned

    Day 100: I am grateful for completing this challenge, for family through thick and thin, for the friends who spurred me on, for the kindness of a neighbor where I’m[...]

  • February 8, 2017


    A Study Deferred

    At the risk of being melodramatic, let me quote Proverbs 13:12: “Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a desire fulfilled is a tree of life.” (ESV) Let me also[...]

  • January 17, 2017


    Dear Christians, we need to do better…

    Over the last few weeks, some annual lists came out that have me heartbroken, frustrated, and more than a little angry. One of my goals on this blog and social[...]

Kathryn McClatchy
I am a Christian, wife, mother, friend, reader, daydreamer, writer, teacher, digital media strategist, public speaker, stroke survivor, assistance dog partner, and so much more.

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