The Kat's Out of the Bag…

“Always end the name of your child with a vowel, so that when you yell the name will carry.” Bill Cosby

Apparently, being bodacious began for me at a very early age, because Bill Cosby’s quote fit perfectly for my growing up years!

Either that or I had that common hearing condition which plagues most children… I am sure you know it, the dreaded Selective Hearing Syndrome.

Why the name topic, you ask? Well, my Bodacious and Fearless Leader has put the task before her minions to talk about what is in a name, namely my name!

Why were you given your name?

This is an easy one, I was named after my mother, who was named after a relative (not her mother, but rather a beloved aunt), and I in turn did likewise with my first born. We all share Kathryn in our name.

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The Art of Meditation

Practice meditation regularly. Meditation leads to eternal bliss. Therefore meditate, meditate – Swami Sivananda.

In search of bliss, one can easily overlook the steps to get there… namely the meditation part.

So here’s to the fine are of meditation, and the practice thereof, and just in time for Lent.

Now, I probably should tell you that I have a long way to go to achieve Meditation Excellence. My meditation skills are in the Meditation Failure Category, honestly.

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Monday Minutia

It is Monday and you know what that means, another post of Useless Information… You know you love it!

So, without further adieu I give you more of What You Never Knew You Wanted to Know…

1. Are your parents married or divorced?

Divorced, and have been for 30 years.

2. Are you a vegetarian?

I am an equal opportunity eater – from all the food groups!

3. Do you believe in Heaven?

Of course, don’t you?

4. Have you ever come close to dying?

No.

5. What jewelry do you wear 24/7?

Three rings, and an earring – singular.

6. Favorite time of day?

Morning, I love being up to watch the sunrise.

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I am not taking no for an answer…

I am not taking no for an answer…

I long have been a fan of Mr. Olbermann for varied reasons, however when I found this quote on imgfave.com today it gave me a completely new level of adoration for him.

Therefore, I am starting week with renewed vigor on a number of fronts.

Here is to a week filled with a smarter class of people!

Musically speaking…

Music speaks what cannot be expressed, soothes the mind and gives it rest, heals the heart and makes it whole, flows from heaven to the soul. ~ Plato

It seems that part of Being Bodacious is having a “theme song.”

Apparently, I am less than bodacious than I thought since I find myself “theme song-less” and more than that, I am clueless as to what I should even pick for a theme song!

So the question becomes, does having a theme song (or the lack thereof) increase (or decrease, as it were) ones bodacious-ness or does it just not matter at all.

Truthfully, for me, life without music would be very empty existence.

However, does one need a theme song with which they identify?

I would like to think that I my life is not easily defined by one song.

Truthfully, my music choices change daily with my mood. From Beethoven to Mraz and everything in between – my tastes run the gamut.

However, StevoFC recently shared with me an incredibly talented new musician, Steve Moakler, and while it is not a theme song… it is great for Valentines Weekend.

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