Making It – A “Heroes” Journey

I used to wear business suits and close five to seven figure deals on a regular basis. I was earning six figures at age 27. I checked the box of every goal of the American Dream by age 31. I was the projection of making it. But none of that sustained joy within me. I...

Transforming My Pain into My Purpose

I’m headed back to Beth Israel Preschool tonight to be part of their Family Summer Concert Series. This is my third year in a row sharing Kathryn the Grape music with their community and I’m so grateful. (This photo is from my first summer concert with them.) This is...

Treasures in Transport

I’m so excited to share we are 100% on track with achieving our goal for publishing the final three books in the seven-book Kathryn the Grape Affirmation Series. We’re also on track with the development of our live stage show and our next Kathryn the Grape album as...

My Inspiring Mom

When I was a little girl, my mom read stories to me every night. It was my favorite time of the day because it was the only time I had her to myself. Mom was always a super animated storyteller with her voice inflection and facial expressions. She has influenced my...

Unfounded — Two Years Later

I’m so proud of my nephew. Adam just turned 18 and is now an Eagle Scout. This is a major life achievement! Scouting was a huge part of my family growing up. If you were at my Dad’s Celebration of Life two years ago, you heard Father Joe speak about all of the...

You Are Exactly Where You Need to Be

While strolling through Liberty Station near Liberty Public Market last night, this sign caught my attention. Today is my Dad’s birthday. He’s revealed himself to me this week quite a few times, most apparent in the waiting room of Bond’s Automotive &...