Katy Bourne


Gratitude When It Sucks

POSTED ON November 25, 2013 | POSTED IN: My Blog | Post A Comment
 

Thanksgiving is just a couple of days away and for the whole month of November, people have been running around talking about what they’re grateful for. We’ve seen it everywhere- Facebook, blog posts, reader boards at the grocery store and so on. Most of us have plenty of reasons to be grateful. If you’re reading ... Read More

Understanding Football Fans: 7 Things

POSTED ON November 18, 2013 | POSTED IN: My Blog | 2 Comments
 

We’re midway through the regular football season. For fans, this is the apogee of our year. It’s better than the Fourth of July, New Year’s Eve, Santa Claus and a thousand birthdays rolled into one. Regardless of whether our team is winning or losing, we show up every week, fully-charged and ready to represent. ‘Tis ... Read More

What is God?

POSTED ON November 11, 2013 | POSTED IN: My Blog | Post A Comment
 

Just to make it clear from the outset here, this isn’t the post I wanted to write today. It wasn’t part of the plan. This isn’t a topic I have any interest in poking at publicly and this certainly isn’t the territory I want to stray into on this blog. Nope. But with Typhoon Haiyan ... Read More

The Tao of the Bio

POSTED ON November 04, 2013 | POSTED IN: My Blog | 2 Comments
 

An artist bio is the narrative that leads people from your work– music, dance, painting or whatever– to you. It satisfies the natural curiosity that is aroused when people dig what you do. It helps fans and industry types get a better sense of who you are, where you’ve been and what you’re all about. ... Read More

8 Characteristics of a Bad Ass

POSTED ON October 28, 2013 | POSTED IN: My Blog | Post A Comment
 

“Haywire” is an action thriller about uber secret agent Mallory Kane, who is double-crossed on a covert mission in Dublin. Throughout the course of the film, she uses mad fighting skills and cool thinking to get out of harm’s way and to exact revenge on the bad guys who are doggedly out to get her. ... Read More

Six Things We Can Learn From Richard Sherman

POSTED ON October 22, 2013 | POSTED IN: My Blog | 18 Comments
 

Today I’m putting my hands in the air for the Seattle Seahawk’s fun-loving, shit-disturbing All-Pro cornerback and my new hero – Richard Sherman. I’ve been a Seahawks fan for a few years now but no player has inspired or delighted me quite like  the mighty Mr. Sherman. He’s spirited. He’s sharp. He’s intrepid. He’s the ... Read More

Hiatus: The Art of Recharging

POSTED ON October 15, 2013 | POSTED IN: My Blog | One Comment
 

A month or so ago, I made the decision to take a brief hiatus from music. For the most part, it was a purely practical move. I’ve been slamming on a couple of big writing projects. I’ve also been putting in extra muscle on this beautiful new website. Both of these have exacted an inordinate ... Read More

Our Creative Lives: Humanity

POSTED ON September 11, 2013 | POSTED IN: My Blog | 2 Comments
 

A few weeks ago, former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson had a bit of a public unraveling at a press conference. He was speaking to reporters about his first fight card with Iron Mike Productions, a new promotion venture, when his remarks took an unexpected turn to the personal. He opened up that he’d recently ... Read More

Project Violet: One Girl’s Legacy

POSTED ON August 31, 2013 | POSTED IN: My Blog | 3 Comments
 

What if you could help a dynamic team of scientists use nature as a platform to create life-saving treatments for rare cancers and other diseases? What if you had a role in groundbreaking research that could radically change the way we think about treating disease? What if you had a chance to be part of ... Read More

We’re Stronger Than We Think

POSTED ON August 18, 2013 | POSTED IN: My Blog | 7 Comments
 

Life is an oddball circus and staying awake is a really good idea. You never known when some unexpected message is going to creep into the room and jump up in your lap. The other night, I went to the gym to row. Rowing is a relatively new thing for me. I’ve only been at ... Read More

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Katy Bourne is a Jazz Singer and Writer.



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