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...

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 &...

Keep Going, Mitzybell

In finalizing the storyboards for my seventh Kathryn the Grape book to send to my illustrator, I was searching though my folders to find a specific photo of my Dad for a tribute I’m doing for him. When I scrolled through to this photo, I paused. Many people...

This is Patrick

This is Patrick. He is 80 years old. He used to live below me for a few years when I had rented out my home and moved my son and I to a safe place where no one knew where we lived. I noticed Patrick when we were neighbors but I never stopped and chatted with him long...