dumb people

15 Dumb Things Strangers Have Said to Me:

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"Mommy, it talks!" (six year old after I politely told her hi when I caught her staring at me) "How did you get that way?" (Uhh... Depends on what you believe?) "Does it hurt to break a bone?" (What do you think? How about I run over your toes with this 400 lb wheelchair and we'll see how you feel.) "It's eating chicken wings all by itself!" ([...]

Witnessing a Miracle on America’s Got Talent

About four years ago, I received an email offer from Lakefront Arena for free tickets to a taping of America's Got Talent while it was auditioning in New Orleans. The taping was on a Tuesday afternoon, so I thought it would be a nice change of pace during the work week for my assistant and I to attend. I applied for the tickets and got a couple for the noon[...]
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Osteogenesis Imperfecta 101

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Osteogenesis Imperfecta affects approximately one out of 15,000 people. In a nutshell, it's a genetic bone disorder that causes bones to break easily and grow abnormally due to a lack of collagen (the stuff that helps make up your bones, organs, hair, and fingernails). It also causes weak ligaments, hearing loss, breathing problems, and dental issues. The wh[...]

Hey Y’all!

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Welcome to my new blog, Looking Up. Here you will get to know me a little better, and hopefully I will make you smile, laugh, and think. I want to give you a VIP look into my life, which you will find is very different yet much the same as your own. So, let's get started with a few "Katherine Basics." Call me Katherine. I let a few of my friends call me[...]