Every now and then I find a song that touches my heart and soul so deeply that I cannot stop listening to it. Even less often I find a story or a soundtrack, in this case both, that has the same effect on me. This is Hamilton. It’s only been about a week since I starting […]


On Saturday I got to hear twelve stories that I hadn’t known before. Each story was unique and from the perspective of a mother, a child, or both. And I got to share some of my story. The lucky thirteen of us make up the cast of the 2016 Listen to Your Mother Chicago show. Over […]

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Living Once

by Kathy on October 3, 2013 · 1 comment

in Family, Music, Relationships, Theater

Last week I was running Beyond That. This week I am living Once (the movie soundtrack), in preparation for seeing the musical here in Chicago next week. I saw the movie years ago and it didn’t really do much for me. I appreciated the chemistry the main characters had, who I believe were romantically involved in real […]

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“Hell is reliving our mistakes over and over again.” ~ The Wheel by Zinnie Harris Redemption is getting a second chance and doing things differently. On Sunday evening Bob and I, along with another couple, got to see The Wheel at Steppenwolf Theatre here in Chicago. It is the first play of the 2013-14 Season and […]


It’s the eve of my Listen to Your Mother (LTYM) Chicago audition. I feel excited and nervous. I imagine that I am not the only one in the Chicago area feeling this way tonight, as I know there are a lot of us preparing to put our words, our hearts and our souls out there for […]


Spectacular is…

by Kathy on July 27, 2012 · 4 comments

in is..., NaBloPoMo, Reviews, Sean, Theater

a night out with my son at How to Train Your Dragon Live. To find out more about Sean and my adventure last night, you can read my review here.