This last weekend, my boyfriend and I started getting into the conversation of heaven. Now granted, I had said this about the Juicy Lucy burger I was eating (and I still stand firm that the burger did taste like heaven), but we started musing about the concept of heaven and our religions and the Bible, … Continue reading Is this heaven? No, it’s a Juicy Lucy.
Today was a typical Monday back in the newsroom. We had our monthly meeting, and we all had plenty to get to elsewhere and it started me off on a cranky foot. The thought of a Veteran's Day deadline was looming over my head, big time, and all that was happening was a bit of … Continue reading Beyond the paper…
By Katie Mullaly as published in the Faribault County Register Anyone who knows me knows I have a deep dedication to all things Halloween-y. In musings past, I’ve covered my memories of trick-or-treating along the streets of Blue Earth, dove deep into the history of Samhain, the Celtic history of Halloween, and this year, I … Continue reading Dia de los Muertos
As I drove a familiar route south on Highway 169, I was eager to travel back to my old college stomping grounds in Forest City, home of Waldorf College, now Waldorf University. My five college girlfriends and I have created our own alumni weekend for the past three years, and this year, we were meeting … Continue reading Believe in me.
By Katie Mullaly As published in the Faribault County Register "What started out two years ago as a writing assignment for the Faribault County Register has turned into a personal journey through reading, intellectual stimulation, and female fellowship. The Mitchell Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle of Blue Earth has been around since 1883, when Julia Mitchell, … Continue reading What’s the value of a good book these days?
I had a very unusual dream last night. I usually don’t record what I remember, but this one sticks out. I dreamt I was living in a town...a town with familiar people in it, but unfamiliar surroundings. In that dream, there was very vivid segregation happening. Whether it was poor vs. rich, men vs. women, … Continue reading Weird Dream
Isn't it funny how time works? There are days that move slowly, and years that fly by quickly. Minutes that take forever, and days you only wish could do just that. It is hard to fathom that time, itself, is a man-made concept. We created the clock, the calendar, the sun-dial. However, it's the sun … Continue reading If I could turn back time…
"I wish I could fix you so you'd be a better friend" "I'm afraid to love you" "I really wonder if you'd even talk to me if you weren't desperate for someone to talk to in this town" "Why don't you love you like I love you? Are you that broken to see how beautiful … Continue reading “Texts I never sent”
I want to go home but I don't know where that is anymore.
1. St. Pete's Dragon Five hundred feet from the bus stop when no one was around we would pretend we were dragons. Five hundred miles from where I was then your fiery breath still haunts me, and your scorch marks still burn my thighs. 2. Full Heart When the moon and I talk about … Continue reading Four Poems on April 4