Hi! I'm Kelly.

As a writer, I've always been interested in family stories. When I heard of a Satanic cult in my family tree, I thought I'd found the story of a lifetime. Read more.

Barbaric Yawps

Barbaric Yawps

I was typing up a drug-fueled recollection of my accident this evening and thought it would be perfect to get the phrase "barbaric yawp" in there somewhere, because I fell at the bookstore and it seemed so fitting, and then I realized that everyone who isn't intimately familiar with "The Dead Poets Society" or the complete works of Whitman would think I am just being weird. 

Which, let's face it, is probably accurate.

314/365. Image of Walt Whitman courtesy of the National Archives and used under a Creative Commons license. 

The Story of the Worst Night

The Story of the Worst Night

My Sense-Making Ratio

My Sense-Making Ratio