What’s Up With That? ~ Katy Byrne

Katy Byrne


The tree cutters

Posted on September 21, 2017

They were here at 8:30 sharp, as agreed. They didn’t want coffee or water. They stared at the huge, looming trees overhead and... Continue

Why the 1960s matter

Posted on August 21, 2017

It was an inspirational, luminous and searing time. People write about it now or have museum shows about it, but I don’t think there’s... Continue

What? Me worry?

Posted on July 20, 2017

There’s a lot to worry about, God knows. I just finished Edward Hallowell’s book, “Worry,” and though it brought up some worries,... Continue

Relationships 101

Posted on July 2, 2017

 Life can be better as a couple or it can be worse or it can be for better or worse. It can also be very hard work. The divorce rate... Continue

How to get well sooner

Posted on May 18, 2017

I was scared I might have terminal cancer last year. The doctors and holistic practitioners gave me herbs, X-rays, blood tests and... Continue

On being a good (enough) mother

Posted on May 13, 2017

It’s hard to be a mother. I didn’t have kids but I have dogs and it’s been a rough month. It started out okay, but then life... Continue

When you love somebody, it changes you

Posted on April 21, 2017

Love is no small thing. When you’ve loved and lost anything that was alive you tell yourself to accept loss, to let go, to flow with... Continue

Weathering the storm

Posted on March 23, 2017

A lot of us are on edge, crabby and discombobulated. These are unsettling times. It rained all winter and (whether you’re right... Continue

Love in an angry age

Posted on February 23, 2017

Relationships and love seem more difficult in this age of divorce, divisive politics, computer reliance and isolation. At the same... Continue

Loss and gain – again

Posted on December 15, 2016

It’s been a helluva’ year. Both my darling dogs passed away, over the Rainbow Bridge, as they say, and now my brother is gone.... Continue