Katy Bourne


Driving 55

POSTED ON June 06, 2017 | POSTED IN: My Blog | 10 Comments
 

Today is my 55th birthday. The Sammy Hagar tune “I Can’t Drive 55” keeps running through my head. It occurs to me that someday my kids will take my car keys away from me. After all, I am creeping closer to that golden age. I just hope to God that when they do, it’s the ... Read More

Shit God Says

POSTED ON August 25, 2015 | POSTED IN: My Blog | 6 Comments
 

OK, so the other night I was sitting at my dining room table, working on something. I was using a magic marker. I’m talking a big-ass, old-school Marks-A-Lot with the gnarly fumes. I was working away and started to get a little lightheaded from the vapors. Things went a little dippy, a little flippy and a ... Read More

WTF, Indiana?

POSTED ON March 30, 2015 | POSTED IN: My Blog | Post A Comment
 

Like most normal people with feet and sensibilities firmly planted in the 21st century, I am appalled by Indiana’s odious pile of caca that is the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. While proponents claim that the law will prevent the government from infringing on the peoples’ ability to exercise religious beliefs, anyone with opposable thumbs and ... 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

God, Christmas & What We Choose to Believe

POSTED ON December 21, 2011 | POSTED IN: My Blog | 8 Comments
 

Be grateful for all circumstances Because it is God’s will.  This message appeared on the reader board of a Lutheran church in my neighborhood. I have driven past it several times over the past few weeks and every time I see it, it provokes me just a little. The question of God’s will, especially relative ... Read More

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Katy Bourne is a Jazz Singer and Writer.