I am a Chicago-based comic. I work as a secretary by day, and work the comedy stages by night. I started my career with Chicago Now writing a blog called Geriatrics and the City. At that time, I was working in a nursing home, and found that the lessons I learned and the miracles I witnessed weren't as special unless I used my love of storytelling to share them.
I found out I was touching so many readers lives in such a beautiful way by sharing these stories. I made a tough decision to leave the nursing home for another job, so that I could afford to pay my bills. However, the need to share stories still lingered, even though I had no more nursing home stories to share.
Then, an idea was born, my love of writing, storytelling, speaking my mind, comedy, and sharing deeply personal information with strangers for no real reason at all, have all culminated into one blog. "Are you there readers? It's me, Krista", is my online diary. Putting my life on stage isn't enough. Writing in a diary isn't enough. I can't seem to find satisfaction unless I am sharing all of the sordid details of my life and the things I learn along the way with anyone and everyone.
You won't always agree, but that's not the point. Open your mind to a new and fresh perspective, and enjoy some crazy stories along the way!