Author Archives: Kristy K. James

Colons Obstruct Vision While Driving

Maybe it’s just because more days are warmer this month than not, but whatever the reason, a lot of contortionists seem to be on the road lately. It doesn’t matter if they’re texting and driving, talking on or dialing their … Continue reading

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The Death of a Pet

Shadow first came into our lives in the late summer of 2007. A neighbor found her wandering around and asked if we could keep her while they looked for the owner. She did have a collar, but no tags, and … Continue reading

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You Are Cordially Invited…

…to the release day party for Laying Low in Paradise! Yup. It’s finally here. The story I call my modern-day fairy tale will be available on May 21st….and I couldn’t be more excited! Where? On Facebook, of course, our virtual … Continue reading

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Rude Shopper Rant

I just have to get this out of my system. For the second time in a matter of weeks, I’ve had to deal with a rude shopper. I’m not talking about the garden variety rude shoppers you have to endure … Continue reading

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The Worst Birthday Ever

This post, from November 16, 2011, brings a smile to my face every time I remember that day. It took awhile to get to the place where I could smile, but a few years…and a little maturing…helped. ~~~~~ My mom … Continue reading

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Contemptible Culinary Calamities

With all of the septic tank excitement last week, I’m way behind in my word count for Camp NaNoWriMo. Which means I need to come up with every spare minute possible to catch up. Therefore, for the next three weeks, … Continue reading

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Would They Love the Real You?

I used to love a show called Sue Thomas, F.B.Eye, but I loved the theme song even more. I really like the fact that the woman in the song knows exactly who she is…and she isn’t afraid to let the … Continue reading

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I Have a Confession to Make

Hi, I’m Kristy, and I’m a closet Twilight fan. (hangs head, sighing) Yes, it’s true. Please don’t throw rotten tomatoes…or other decaying produce…at me. For the past four years or so I’ve tried to pretend it’s all because of my … Continue reading

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The Hands We’re Dealt

I would never have chosen to become the mother of an autistic son. Not because of me though, but because of him. Because of all of the experiences he would miss out in life. Because of the choices he would … Continue reading

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The Day Thor Came To Visit

When Thor and Debra Kristi were scheduling his world tour last fall, you better believe I got my name on the list. I mean really…who wouldn’t open their door to play hostess to him for a few days? I wasn’t … Continue reading

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