Author Archives: katalessi

Jacarandas In Bloom

Here’s a post from 2004 & the last time I was in Santa Barbara when the jacaranda’s were blooming. It brought back this sweet memory & the realization that some of this is still up in my life & that … Continue reading

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Healing Times

After sitting on this for 2 weeks, I decided to publish this. The silence is still here.   I found the stillness again this week. The place where my head can be silent; when the roar of self doubt has … Continue reading

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Ode to Orange

The sweetness of carrot halva, Aphrodite’s nectar, The tangy tangerine, puckering the edges of my jaw The luscious ripe persimmon slathered upon my chin While watching a fiery sunset.   Magnificent mangos Jellybean carnelians Iridescent opals The creamy papaya Cool … Continue reading

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shattered

i sit there, nodding like i understand and agree with her words the words that say i’m not ready the words that say i’m not enough spiritually the words that infer i’m a menace whose consciousness the congregation needs to … Continue reading

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Day 1

Day 1, need to figure out how to embed this picture so it is part of the blog. Done is better than perfect. Kats Collage pic 2012 02 07 Showing up Ordinary When I show up ordinary, it is pink … Continue reading

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Back to the Drawing Board

Woke up this at 5 a.m. this morning humming “Patti Digh is Coming to Town” (to the tune of Bruce Springsteen singing about Santa Claus). Worried that I’ve been doing it “wrong” & it is only 10 days away from … Continue reading

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To Be Real, got to be real!

This week has been a wild week emotionally. I described it earlier as a roller coaster but that’s much more pleasurable than this ride. There has been the urge to throw my head back & scream though. I’ve been back … Continue reading

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