Are You A Superhero Sensitive Too?

The Sensitive I’m a Sensitive. Don’t worry, I’m not a mutant and it’s not contagious. I always thought my prodigious sense of empathy was a bit of a dirty curse because I so easily associated with, and slipped into, other people’s pain that it began to hurt me. I put myself in their shoes, sweaty…

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Adolescent Hormones & Love Notes: A Cautionary Tale

A letter to my hypothetical five-year-old someday daughter about love notes. My Dearest Olive: When you reach a certain age, you’re going to develop interesting thoughts and feelings about boys, you know, those ugly critters you like to wipe your snot on right now. They may seem strange and capricious at first, these feelings (and…

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5 Things To Learn From Minions

If you’re anything like me, you love love love minions, so I’m going to share what those ornery, rambunctious, chuckle-monkey, Twinkies-with-legs have shown me over the years that will help keep you safe, healthy, and happy. Or maybe none of those things, but it’s still fun to share. Minions are fairly new to the world…

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How I Banished My Bully

Bullies suck. Generally, nothing gets my hackles up faster than a story about bullying. I have a deep soft spot for the underdog and the misfit because I was both growing up. I know what it’s like to be bullied and picked on just because you’re there. When we were young, my family moved a…

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5 Life Lessons I’ve Learned From Pets

I’ve loved animals since I was a teeny person with tiny grubby hands that yanked too hard on fur. I’ve tried to ride my fair share of beagles (don’t do this) and I’m sure I nearly strangled a couple pups giving them “Kelly hugs,” but I know they’ve forgiven me. It’s what they do. Also,…

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Fiction, Friends, and Fuzz, OH MY!

Author Kelly Byrne humorous dog smiling close up

Welcome back! Thanks for stopping by for Fuzzy Friday. Before I move on to more fuzz in the post, I’d like to do a little housekeeping. Be done in a jiffy. As I mentioned before, my goal with this here blog is to post up three times a week. It’s good to have goals. My…

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The Great Procrastination Attempt

In the spirit of full-disclosure and mild over-sharing this post is an explanation of my last three years, also known as the Great Procrastination Attempt on my life (and my dreams), perpetrated by, well, me. Did that sentence have enough commas for you? I’m not entirely sure I put them all in the right places….

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