Open Letter, Random, Satire, Uncategorized

An Open Letter to Andrew, Who Just Wanted to Share a Quote

You might remember Andrew. Andrew emailed me again, this time to share a quote: "You've got to let it go and say it was the best I could do at that time and place in my life. You hope that the thing you're doing next is a little bit better." -Todd McFarlane Here is Katarina… Continue reading An Open Letter to Andrew, Who Just Wanted to Share a Quote

Open Letter, Uncategorized

An Open Letter to Andrew, Who Wants Me to Sign a Petition

Andrew sent me this forward. I don't think I know Andrew. I know some Andrews but I don't think I know this one. Hi, Today—just one week before the Electoral College meets to formally elect our next president—a bipartisan group of electors sent a letter to the Director of National Intelligence James Clapper demanding an… Continue reading An Open Letter to Andrew, Who Wants Me to Sign a Petition

Guest Blog, Open Letter, Uncategorized

An Open Letter to the BC Teachers’ Federation – A Reflection on Military “Propaganda”

Note: The following letter was forwarded to me and is reprinted here with the author's permission. The individual has asked that they remain anonymous to prevent any internal backlash. As today is Remembrance Day here in Canada, I felt obligated to reprint it today more than ever.  Dear Sir or Madam, It is regrettably with… Continue reading An Open Letter to the BC Teachers’ Federation – A Reflection on Military “Propaganda”

Extra Life, Fundraising, Random, Reflection, Uncategorized

Extra Life 2016

It's that time of year folks. Extra Life 2016 is almost upon us; 14 days and counting. Somewhere, in my brilliance, I thought I could make a $2000 goal. That was silly. I am silly. As it stands I am currently at $410 plus some change donated by my lovely coworkers. Not bad given that… Continue reading Extra Life 2016

Guest Blog, Uncategorized

Guest Blog: Burn the Bra, Week 1

I am deep in the middle of finishing book 2 and haven't had a chance to do a proper blog in a long while. Fortunately my Backpack Bestie, Shawna, has begun a glorious social experiment and I was more than willing to let her use this space to document her experiences! Take it away, Shawna!  -Kathleen… Continue reading Guest Blog: Burn the Bra, Week 1

Open Letter, Reflection, The Code Series, Uncategorized

An Open Letter to Gregg Hurwitz “Thank you for the perpetual fear of mantoids”

Sometimes I write open letters to people who annoy me. Sometimes I write letters to people who inspire me. Sometimes I write letters to my openly passive aggressive neighbours. Today's letter falls into column 'B'. Dear Mr. Hurwitz, Over ten years ago I managed to get my paws on a copy of The Kill Clause.  I… Continue reading An Open Letter to Gregg Hurwitz “Thank you for the perpetual fear of mantoids”

Open Letter, Satire, Uncategorized

A Brief Open Letter to Billy of Billy’s Library

Dear Billy, While I appreciate your concern for my family life, I do not believe I actually require Stephen R. Covey's 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families. I would, however, like my copy of A Monstrous Regiment of women and presumably [Redacted] of Toronto would very much like her 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families. Don't… Continue reading A Brief Open Letter to Billy of Billy’s Library