Posts tagged "Chicago"

I am the Woman with Two Screaming Toddlers on the Train

  I know I’m begging to be railed on (get it) by writing this post.  I am the woman with the two screaming toddlers on the rush hour train.  Direct all your rage toward me.  I understand.  I’ve been where you stand.  I’ve seen moms and dads struggling to keep kids occupied and quiet whether... Read more »

The Scent of Sadness

Just when you need it, just when you are feeling a bit sorry for yourself for some petty reason, a smell enters your nasal cavity unlike any other and without having to look up you know.  You are immediately acquainted with the scent of sadness. You know intuitively that a homeless person is on the... Read more »

Hi. My Name is Katy and I'm a Grateful Alcoholic

It’s cold here in Chicago today.  Like, everything is closed included Chicago Public Schools, and that never happens.  Whenever it is this cold, I cannot stop thinking about everybody who is without warmth, in their body and in their souls.  I wrote about my time being a transient in mind and body in Chicago here... Read more »
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    I'm a grateful drunk who doesn't drink, a smoker who doesn't smoke and a mom of boy/girl twins from IVF (the devil science brought us babies made of hope, love and science) born January 7th, 2013. I work as a Big Shot in a full time job that I love and I'm grateful for the good the bad and the ugly. If life were fair, I would be dead, and I would miss this life beyond my wildest dreams. It's a great day to be alive!

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