Nous sommes Charlie…

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I have pondered throughout this past week about whether to write a post regarding the terrorist attacks in France: The attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo magazine which left 12 dead on Wednesday, the killing of a female police officer the following day, and the attack on a Kosher supermarket in which four more died. There are so many other political and news sites who could do it justice better than I, and there are other bloggers who … [Read more...]

Just Katie…

Just Katie.It's not short for anything.It's not fancy; it doesn't stand for Katherine with a K. Growing up when I ran into someone over the age of 40 (this being back in the 70's) they would immediately start singing that old song "k-k-k-Katie" when I would tell them my name. I wondered if it were perhaps an old fashioned name for I was in high school before I ran into another Katie (who actually was a Katherine with a K)  that was my … [Read more...]