They called her “Mother.”

They called her “Mother.”

Our sister, Kathy, is bright, funny and never, ever boring.  So, it wasn’t really surprising, several decades ago, when she announced to the family that she-who was not yet 40-and her husband-who could see 40 in the rear view mirror-had signed up for a 2-year...
Evacuating changes your perspective on things

Evacuating changes your perspective on things

This sunrise was earlier this week. Was I up at sunrise this morning? Yes. Was I at the beach? No. Why? I’m still moving boxes, sorting stuff, trying to get my head and my life to a point that if (when) I am faced with, “You need to leave your home and...
Kayaking at sunrise

Kayaking at sunrise

I’m not at the beach. And haven’t had the oomph to get up before sunrise while I’m here visiting family. One of my favorite things is looking back through the sunrises I have captured. Here’s a great one!  Don’t you wish you were in that...
Kathy – iSissy2

Kathy – iSissy2

I’m Kathy Smith Spratt.  Kathy “with-a-K”. I am iSissy2. My name is Kathy. It is not Katherine, it’s not Kathleen. Just Kathy, and there is no middle name. If I wanted to compare myself with my siblings…. somehow I feel like I have a big...