A Thanksgiving Gift for You!

Hello all, Many years ago I was blessed enough to have the opportunity to go live in China and work in an orphanage with children who changed my life. One of those children inspired a short novella, called The Bridge, because he was abandoned at a historical bridge in town. Little Fei Fei is blind,…

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Spreading Kindness Without Big Commitments

Spreading Kindness Without Big Commitments When I lived in China, I felt like I was doing big things to make the world a better place. Sure, not as big as some but with every surgery we were able to fund, every child switched over as adoptable, and each item we offered to make their lives…

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Happy New Year!

  The Bratt Pack and I wish you a very happy new year! We have some great things to look forward to in 2022, including a wedding, then a visit from my youngest daughter who lives in Maui. Who would’ve ever thought that when she went there four years ago for a job, that she’d…

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What’s the Point of it All?

Do you feel like you live life with a purpose? In my opinion, the unhappiest people I know are the ones who haven’t found their purpose. They live life as though it’s drudgery and get through each day, go to bed, then wake up and do it again. Some of them do it with a…

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Yorkie Rescue of The Carolinas and Me

As Director of Advocacy for Yorkie Rescue of the Carolinas (YROC), I do a lot of tasks to advocate for our rescue doggos. Things like website maintenance, newsletters, graphics, contracts, fund-raising.. etc.. But I love it when I can foster. A few of these ended up as foster fails, I’ll admit. But that’s usually when…

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The Room (short fiction inspired by photo)

The Room Kay Bratt 9/16/2021 (previously published in my author/reader group called MY BOOK FRIENDS)   It was once Gracie’s favorite room in the house but as she entered today, it greeted her fondly, asking why she had been away so long. A place where she could escape to read a book, write a letter,…

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A Harrowing Ordeal in China

A Harrowing Ordeal in China Never take your love for granted as it can be yanked from your life in a heartbeat. ~Kay Bratt     As the mammoth creature swayed its back to and fro, I looked down from our perch on its back to shiver at the sight of the steep drop off only…

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Where to Find Me Other than Facebook!

Facebook has begun to shut out a lot of authors recently, permanently banning them for no reason at all. If that happens to me, I want you to know where you can find me so you can stay up to date with my books and the Bratt Pack!  FIND ME HERE:  Subscribe to my Blog…

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Who Am I

  Yesterday I finally succumbed to the mounting pain in my locked-up shoulder and stiff neck, and actually kept my physical therapy appointment. I grumbled for days beforehand, and all the way there, that it was keeping me from having a full and productive workday. Over the last year and a half, I’ve found myself…

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All (my) Dogs Go to Heaven

    A memoir dedicated to our sweet Grandpa, a symbol of love, trust, and perseverance who taught all of us that it’s never too late to find your happily ever after.   Read An Excerpt of All (my) Dogs Go to Heaven here: AN UNBEARABLE BURDEN   Is your soul being crushed with grief…

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