What’s Up With That? ~ Katy Byrne

Katy Byrne


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

Too much baggage!

Posted on November 3, 2016

I walk into the store looking for a purse, determined to find just the right one — the one that holds everything, yet reflects... Continue

Atop the talking heads

Posted on October 27, 2016

Can we get insight about people by noticing their hair? Maybe I’m having a wild hair day here, but you can’t help wondering: why... Continue

The gardener

Posted on September 30, 2016

Could acts of kindness really change the world? It sounds corny, but, Marianne Williamson says, “The me-first attitude that pervades... Continue

People are animals

Posted on August 23, 2016

While the world spins around on its axis, there’s good news and bad news. Humans are shooting bison while they’re also naming them... Continue

Facing a violent world

Posted on July 21, 2016

The world is coming undone right in front of our eyes? Why so much anger everywhere? Is it the fight or flight impulse? Poverty? Is... Continue