Katy Bourne


Going Another Round

POSTED ON January 05, 2016 | POSTED IN: My Blog | 4 Comments
 

The abiding ethos of the New Year is to gleefully leap forward- bidding the old year adieu, while revving up for the fresh one ahead. It is a narrative filled with robust enthusiasm, recalibrated resolve and reflective renewal. In the New Year, anything seems possible; this is the year we lose the weight or step ... Read More

The Unexpected Empty Nest: 12 Tips for Mom Blues

POSTED ON November 09, 2014 | POSTED IN: My Blog | Post A Comment
 

Circumstances have a way of taking unforeseen turns and sometimes we find ourselves in a situation of living apart from our minor children. There can be a multitude of reasons–divorce, financial issues, geographical moves or even the kid’s own choice–but typically this is not the scenario we’d envisioned when we became mothers. We imagined that ... Read More

Genderqueer-Part III

POSTED ON April 21, 2014 | POSTED IN: My Blog | One Comment
 

This post has been temporarily removed.     *** Stay with us. Don’t sink to the bottom like a fish going to sleep. Be with the ocean moving steadily all night, not scattered like a rainstorm.   The spring we’re looking for is somewhere in this murkiness. See the night-lights up there traveling together, the ... Read More

Genderqueer- Part I

POSTED ON March 10, 2014 | POSTED IN: My Blog | 8 Comments
 

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The Big 5-0

POSTED ON July 07, 2012 | POSTED IN: My Blog | 4 Comments
 

 My guiding principle in creating this blog is authenticity and I always write from a place of openness and honesty. But every now and then, I wrestle with the conundrum of vulnerability and the simple question of whether or not to post about some of the more tender aspects of my humanity. Such is the ... Read More

Scat Happy with Greta!

POSTED ON November 09, 2010 | POSTED IN: My Blog | One Comment
 

A few weeks ago, I posted about a scat workshop that I was starting with my teacher Greta Matassa. The four- week run of the workshop is complete and we are doing a showcase performance at Tula’s tomorrow night. Oh baby, what a fun we’ve had! Greta is pretty much known around these parts as ... Read More

Running Down the Scat

POSTED ON October 05, 2010 | POSTED IN: My Blog | Post A Comment
 

Hoo-rah! Tonight is the first meeting of a four week scat workshop with my much beloved teacher and jazz musician extraordinaire Greta Matassa. I signed up for this well over a month ago and am happy and excited to get started tonight. When it comes to scat singing, Greta is a nuclear missile. She’s also ... Read More

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Katy Bourne is a Jazz Singer and Writer.