Three years ago tomorrow we got the bad news.
I share with you a brief excerpt from the prologue to the first draft of the book I am writing about the trip of a lifetime.


In the end, the mountains of imagination were nothing but a house.
And this grand life of mine was nothing but an excuse.
You’ve been hearing my story so patiently for a lifetime.
Now hear this: it was nothing but a fairy tale.
~ RUMI Thief of Sleep as translated by Shahram Shiva

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7 thoughts on “aftershocks

  1. Katy, your writing is wonderful, incredibly honest and heartbreaking at the same time. The love, laughter and your life together shared together is going to be a wonderful story to read, and I am glad that you and Scott chose to share. Much love and hugs to you through for what I imagine is going to be very tough but I hope you find lots of strength to keep on going. Take care x


    • Hi Vicki, Thanks for still reading and giving feedback. I’m still trying to figure out the message and the tone of the book. If this seems too ominous I believe the hope and posscottivity will balance it out and emerge by the end of the book. 🙂 Katy



  2. Beautiful, Katy. A wonderful metaphor to begin your story.

    High Point is coming and I will always think of Scott in that place.

    Sent from my iPad



    • Hi Nancy,

      Thank you for your kind words. I am not going to be back for market this time around so I won’t get a chance to see you and Bob. Will look forward to the spring market and perhaps my first draft will be ready by then. You’d make a great sounding board for the rough draft!

      Namaste, Katy >


  3. Katy-
    Thank you for sharing your heart and soul. Beautifully written, very moving.
    Hope to see you soon back in North Carolina!


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