My nickname is Katya Goodnuff. I thought of it myself. I was binge-watching a series on Netflix that had a lot of Russian-born characters and I loved all the names; Smirnov, Michailov, Chernov. It’s only natural that while vacuuming one day I put my finger on the off button and shouted, “Good nuff, Katya! Goodnuff!” … Continue reading Are You Good Nuff?
I believe in sacred spaces. These are the places you happen upon and for a reason that is not known to you, (and will never be known to you), feel like home. As a kid I knew I wanted to write so I understood the value of sacred spaces early in life. I’d tuck … Continue reading Sacred Spaces
I thought it would be fun to share some of my favorite reads over the years, many of which you might have missed because they are outside the realm of what you normally read. Please feel free to share your favorite books as well! From the book jacket: "In 1977, Laura Bell, at loose ends … Continue reading The Booklist; books you might have missed.
For more than 15 years, I've written and published feature articles for the equestrian and pet market. I can still remember how excited I was to get that first check. To see my byline in a national magazine. Intoxicating! I cashed the check and pitched another idea to my editor. She accepted. Since that modest … Continue reading Honor the Kid in You