Katy Bourne


Hang On

POSTED ON November 06, 2017 | POSTED IN: My Blog | Post A Comment
 

My original plan was to write a post about what happened on the 36 bus the other night. Two women – myself and one other – were simultaneously harassed by two different men on the same bus at the same time. The story is important and speaks to the ongoing problem that women everywhere experience ... Read More

A Parent’s Grief

POSTED ON September 21, 2015 | POSTED IN: My Blog | 2 Comments
 

Last week, I received the heartbreaking news that a friend’s very young son had died. This child was a tiny warrior with an old-soul demeanor. He endured more challenges in his short time here than many of the rest of us will face in a full lifetime. Despite his suffering, however, he seemed to float ... Read More

The View From 52

POSTED ON June 09, 2014 | POSTED IN: My Blog | 2 Comments
 

A few days ago, I celebrated my 52nd birthday. It was a low-key day without much fuss and hoopla.  As far as passages go, 52 is a benign year. Nobody is excitedly awaiting your arrival but they haven’t called in the gravediggers yet either. It’s a good place from which to float and observe. Considering ... 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

grace, ambiguity & gratitude

POSTED ON November 24, 2010 | POSTED IN: My Blog | 3 Comments
 

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving, the beautiful autumn celebration of communion, food and giving thanks. Many of you will be gathering with friends and family over sumptuous feasts and lively conversation. Some of you will be traveling, enduring icy roads or TSA pat downs to reach your waiting loved ones. I will be nestled into my apartment. ... Read More

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Katy Bourne is a Jazz Singer and Writer.