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'kathyg' has written 78 stories:

EX2: The Parking Space (standard:other, 1338 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Oct 02 2003Views/Reads: 3452/2157Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A rewrite of my TOF Project. Thanks for the feedback. I didn't know snowflakes had ears either. Thanks for pointing that out.
The Tale of Envy and Compassion (standard:fairy tales, 674 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Oct 21 2003Views/Reads: 3892/1Story vote: 0.00 (1 vote)
a fairy tale of illusion versus reality
Enough hairspray already! (standard:humor, 150 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Nov 04 2003Views/Reads: 3785/0Story vote: 0.00 (1 vote)
micro fiction (150 words)
Diary of a Killer Kat (standard:humor, 1293 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Dec 04 2003Views/Reads: 3735/2216Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Remember this story I wrote a while back. I forgot I had it. Let's give it another whirl shall we? Thanks :)
Let's Play Jeopardy! (standard:humor, 626 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Feb 04 2004Views/Reads: 3685/2281Story vote: 0.00 (4 votes)
Welcome to Jeopardy! The game where regular Joes and politicians get to match wits...(in your dreams...)
The Truth About Antonio (standard:drama, 957 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Feb 23 2004Views/Reads: 3534/2192Story vote: 0.00 (3 votes)
Antonio and Rita have been in love for over 40 years. Is the truth always a good thing? An ethical issue.
Aria of a Joyous Canary (standard:humor, 391 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Apr 18 2004Views/Reads: 4040/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A canary with an unusual singing partner.
The Stars Up Above (standard:fairy tales, 433 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Nov 28 2004Views/Reads: 4370/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
May all your wishes come alive this magical night...
Never Do Her Justice (standard:romance, 474 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Nov 29 2004Views/Reads: 3372/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
The writer envies the artist as he watches her through his window as she dances with the paints. The artists watches as the poet as he writes as though his life depends on it. Each one wondering if their creation does justice to their heart's desire...
The Crystal Dove (standard:fairy tales, 1084 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Dec 07 2004Views/Reads: 4583/2682Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
"Only the true of heart shall know the magic of the crystal dove..."
Faith (standard:poetry, 49 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Jan 04 2005Views/Reads: 3393/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
'In the midst of insecurity, we have faith...'
Life Inside A Red Balloon (standard:other, 882 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Feb 13 2005Views/Reads: 3585/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Life inside a red balloon isn't all rosy...
The Boat (standard:poetry, 138 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Feb 20 2005Views/Reads: 3355/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
a poem
My Precious Angel (standard:other, 2652 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Apr 01 2005Views/Reads: 3498/2251Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Who has the right to claim the heart of a little girl who has to live in fear of her own mother?
NC-2- The Lake (standard:other, 986 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Jun 13 2005Views/Reads: 3392/2118Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A lake is a gift from nature, do not take its gifts for granted, for one day if pushed too far will turn around on you.
Aloof (standard:drama, 1406 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Aug 22 2005Views/Reads: 3441/2320Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A little girl is lost somewhere in the shuffle between what her father thinks is important and what really matters. This story ALOOF shows what might happen when parents and children grow apart.
Rose Cottage (standard:Ghost stories, 938 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Sep 04 2005Views/Reads: 3966/2508Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Rose Cottage is a place like no other. Its simplicity speaks for itself. Memories of past lives linger here in the form of apparitions...A Prologue to the story I am working on... feedback welcome.
Strange surroundings (standard:humor, 315 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Sep 12 2005Views/Reads: 3641/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
In a dimly lit room, a clock chimes midnight. A mystery man stumbles upon a mysterious box and opens it. What is inside the box?
Landslide (standard:romance, 301 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Oct 11 2005Views/Reads: 4271/2Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Silence is like a landslide that builds a slow, cold wall of indifference.
I AM BARBIE, HEAR ME ROAR! (standard:romance, 350 words)
Author: kathygAdded: May 25 2006Views/Reads: 3430/2Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Trying to create a human Barbie is like opening Pandora's box! It creates thought in womankind to be something bigger than oneself! And that is the conflict between Barbie and Ken in this short piece.
criss cross (standard:other, 852 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Aug 03 2006Views/Reads: 3296/2079Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Amy wanted to be just like Isabelle, and one day, she criss cross her fingers in happenstance...
the pink balloon (standard:other, 215 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Sep 05 2006Views/Reads: 3450/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
a story
the craft shop (standard:non fiction, 922 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Oct 18 2006Views/Reads: 3344/2Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
An article in the Sunday paper prompts me to take a road trip to a charming craft shop in the White Mountains. What I find there is more than just sweaters and blankets, like going back in time, where quality is a labor of love.
Living your life on purpose (standard:other, 390 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Nov 07 2006Views/Reads: 3169/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Return to who you are and live on purpose.
keeping love under your hat (standard:romance, 963 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Nov 13 2006Views/Reads: 3363/2081Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
keeping feelings inside ever really help? a simple misunderstanding between a man and a woman spirals into a month pent up pride and reflection into what should be instead of what is....
a game of chance (standard:other, 876 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Nov 16 2006Views/Reads: 3230/1995Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
life is a game of chance and the winners are the luck of the draw...
simply kindness (standard:poetry, 188 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Nov 27 2006Views/Reads: 3210/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
a rewrite
A Whisper Of Christmas (standard:poetry, 147 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Dec 04 2006Views/Reads: 3213/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
On this special night, look up at the starry night, keep a wish inside your heart, and be a child once again...
Bad Brad (standard:fairy tales, 1316 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Dec 11 2006Views/Reads: 3965/2289Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Once upon a time, there was a town that was run by the Hamilton family. Bad Brad Hamilton would not smile at anyone. A contest to see who Bad Brad would smile at was started by the girls who wanted his attentions..Many tried, but only one succeeded...
The bishop is coming and I can't cook (standard:humor, 331 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Dec 13 2006Views/Reads: 3219/2Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Colleen is in charge of the bizaare at St. Elizabeth's. She agrees to help bake pies for the honorary guest--Bishop O'Reilly. She calls for help but no one is "available". She takes on the challenge--Alone--only one catch--she can't cook!
500 Miles (standard:poetry, 284 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Dec 26 2006Views/Reads: 3171/2004Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
a poem
let them eat cake! (standard:other, 409 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Jan 05 2007Views/Reads: 3222/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
be strong, keep walking and just push the plate away when well meaning friends push cake your way!
this journey into night (standard:poetry, 70 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Jan 15 2007Views/Reads: 3191/2Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
a poem
Mirror of Her Heart (standard:poetry, 81 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Jan 24 2007Views/Reads: 3155/2Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A curious reflection of the perfect soul connection
how not to trot...a free lesson! (standard:humor, 167 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Jan 27 2007Views/Reads: 3391/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Jessica's fourth grade class won first prize after selling the most chocolate bars--free horseback riding lessons. She meets up with a mare that packs a real scare!
the good ol' days (standard:humor, 363 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Mar 27 2007Views/Reads: 3262/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
the good ol' heard about them, read about them...what were they really like? read on and see!!
the foresaken voice (standard:other, 199 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Apr 05 2007Views/Reads: 3241/3Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A woman with no voice tries to utter a word. All sound is locked forever in her throat...the foresaken voice!
a funny victory (standard:other, 323 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Apr 13 2007Views/Reads: 3267/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
its a funny victory to allow others to steal away your joy of living. take back your life and your passion. dont' let anyone make you feel unworthy of happiness. it's your just as much as breathing....:)
truth and beauty (standard:poetry, 361 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Apr 19 2007Views/Reads: 3193/2Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
people are not so very hard to fathom...just step back and watch what they regard as truth and beauty!
Frisky the Terrible (Parts I thru X) (standard:other, 500 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Apr 19 2007Views/Reads: 3056/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Ah yes! Who can forget the reign of the Friskies? Frisky the Terrible, the intelligent, untrainable, wire haired terrier canine that showed us who is boss...certainly not us!!
Laughs with Laura (standard:humor, 389 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Apr 21 2007Views/Reads: 3353/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
this is a short anecdote that I am submitting for a family cookbook my brother and I are working on...this one is about my quirky aunt laura that gave me a new spin on getting story ideas!
Intergallactic School For Secretaries of Superior Intelligence and Wit (standard:humor, 2086 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Jul 28 2007Views/Reads: 3162/2095Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Would you "fit" in this wierd and crazy school..."blast" off and take this voyage along the Intergallactic highway to this strange school for secretaries!
The Birthday Party (standard:humor, 1218 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Jul 28 2007Views/Reads: 3297/1962Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Kirk's 65th birthday bash is a bit unusual...Spock is in charge of the fun and games ...its a real blast!!
Isabelle's Story (standard:other, 2056 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Nov 25 2008Views/Reads: 2874/1998Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A sample chapter of my story "Rose Cottage" ...I hope you like it. Feedback welcome
The Magic of Christmas Past (standard:Creative non-fiction, 854 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Dec 01 2008Views/Reads: 4502/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
a sample chapter of my story Rose Cottage.
The Christmas Truce (standard:Creative non-fiction, 1333 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Dec 01 2008Views/Reads: 3737/2120Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A sample Chapter of my story "Rose Cottage" . I hope you like it. Feedback welcome :)
Things I am Thankful for in 2008 (standard:other, 452 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Dec 23 2008Views/Reads: 2869/2Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Just some thoughts on being thankful
Keeping Love Under A Hat (standard:other, 1247 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Jan 07 2009Views/Reads: 3022/1870Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Joe and Sally have their ups and downs just like everyone else but a new college for Sally has Joe wondering where he fits into her life.
Hercule Poirot and the Case of Girls Gone Wild (standard:humor, 964 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Jan 07 2009Views/Reads: 3187/1920Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Poirot goes a little on the wild side when he happens on a strange and sexy site...he is on the case!
Hercule Poirot and the Case of the Pesky Dust Bunny (standard:humor, 278 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Jan 07 2009Views/Reads: 3344/2Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Hercule Poirot is at it again...trying to solve the case of the pesky dust bunny!!
Scribblings of a Gigolo--Postcards from Paris (standard:other, 1378 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Jan 08 2009Views/Reads: 3205/1905Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A play about a man and a woman enjoying a little conversation over coffee and cigarettes at Le Fouquet's one lovely summer afternoon...
The Labors of Miss Lemon (standard:poetry, 709 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Jan 10 2009Views/Reads: 2728/1732Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Who really is the brains behind all those cases Poirot wins? Miss Lemon wants a raise!
center stage (standard:other, 159 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Jan 13 2009Views/Reads: 2752/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Center stage is someplace I wish to be...
Love is a Choice (standard:other, 451 words)
Author: kathygAdded: May 15 2009Views/Reads: 2929/1893Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Love is a choice and not an emotion. Love and fear cannot exist in the same space. Fear is the absence of love. And all the other emotions are a mixed bag...
The Feather Pillow (standard:fairy tales, 738 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Jun 05 2009Views/Reads: 3934/2439Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
The bond of friendship comes from the heart and soul of you. The feather pillow is a metaphor for gossip. The truth will prevail
Sammy the Flying Squirrel (standard:fairy tales, 1117 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Jun 05 2009Views/Reads: 4019/2265Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Sammy was no ordinary flying squirrel. He had a brilliant mind and he did not collect acorns like most squirrels, he preferred a more sparkly pursuit. read on...
Where do I belong? (standard:non fiction, 713 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Jun 30 2009Views/Reads: 2935/1841Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
This is a question that has haunted me for all the seasons of my life. I still don't know. I envy people that do.
The Quest for Orion (standard:fantasy, 2158 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Mar 07 2010Views/Reads: 3113/1889Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A would-be knight sets his eyes to the beautiful evening skies upward, toward Orion, trying to find the courage to fulfill his destiny.
Hercule Poirot and the Case of the Missing Ruby (standard:Fan Fiction, 12378 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Mar 07 2010Views/Reads: 3115/1884Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Janet wins first prize in a contest and has the famous Hercule Poirot attend her science fair. Only after the science fair the real detective work begins and Janet seeks the help of Poirot to solve this case of a missing ruby.
THE BIG BLUE NOWHERE (standard:other, 384 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Apr 05 2010Views/Reads: 2743/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
It's a metaphor for cyberspace. How has it changed our society and our concept of what is real or virtual?
The last moments (standard:other, 296 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Apr 11 2010Views/Reads: 2684/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
There are alot of last moments....that you play over in your mind wishing you could have again.
Trust (standard:other, 175 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Apr 22 2010Views/Reads: 2785/2Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Trust is a funny word. It means different things to different people.
What's new? (standard:other, 429 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Apr 25 2010Views/Reads: 2627/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
So what's new? Who really knows? Just ask any dog or cat and they'll just grin at you and let you figure it out for yourself. The answer will change your life.
If I Were Famous (standard:poetry, 169 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Apr 25 2010Views/Reads: 3323/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Fame or fortune or friendship? What really matters?
Just Be Yourself (standard:poetry, 99 words)
Author: kathygAdded: May 09 2010Views/Reads: 3407/2Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Even in your darkest hour, you always be true to yourself.
who do you think you are? (standard:other, 409 words)
Author: kathygAdded: May 22 2010Views/Reads: 2648/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I often wonder how people view me as I view them.
fun with acronyms (standard:poetry, 145 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Jun 04 2010Views/Reads: 2447/2Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Acronyms --FUN WITH WORDS!!
What if you have everything and nothing at all (standard:poetry, 203 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Jun 21 2010Views/Reads: 2696/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
What you really have is a matter of perspective
Right Now (standard:other, 236 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Jul 14 2010Views/Reads: 2626/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
No rhyme or reason. Just right this moment
hope in my heart (standard:other, 276 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Aug 06 2010Views/Reads: 2695/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Hope sings in my heart despite how the world looks today. Let people say what they may about me, but I know the truth.
If Wishes Were Butterflies (standard:poetry, 98 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Sep 02 2010Views/Reads: 2485/2Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
a poem
The Color of Hope (standard:other, 264 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Jul 22 2011Views/Reads: 2729/2Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Out of the blue the sky lit up with fluffy pinks, blues and the golden rays of the sun. What is the color of hope?
christmas in a child's eyes (standard:other, 460 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Nov 28 2011Views/Reads: 2639/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
christmas from a child's perspective
I Have Something To Say! (standard:Flash, 230 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Feb 14 2012Views/Reads: 3443/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
You may think you are lost in the crowd but your words make you stand out and be you!
A Speck of Greatness (standard:Flash, 247 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Feb 25 2012Views/Reads: 3338/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A speck of "greatness" in a world shouting for attention. It feels like a line that never ends waiting for your turn.
Fifi the temp (standard:other, 769 words)
Author: kathygAdded: May 02 2012Views/Reads: 2768/1768Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Sally got laid off from her job and Fifi is the "temp" They don't know that Fifi is a poodle!
You can always depend on a homely girl to get the job done! (standard:humor, 316 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Feb 17 2013Views/Reads: 2393/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
U is for useful not Ugly! Hire a homely girl today!
I am so glad I am not you (standard:Creative non-fiction, 1024 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Jun 15 2015Views/Reads: 3887/2232Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I have heard this sentence many times in my life. It is not easy to hear but it has made me stronger for proving people wrong about me. A true personal account of how to cope with "friends" that stab you in the back and how to find your voice.

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