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.

Send in the Clowns

Send in the Clowns

I was having the worst evening, with lots of tantrums and screaming. Then the neighbor dropped off with a life-size balloon Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle. 

The kids stopped crying and the oldest finally ate his green beans persuaded by the prospect of playing with his new balloon toy.

I breathed a sigh of relief for small, unexpected kindnesses. And neighbors who are professional clowns. 

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This One Little Thing

This One Little Thing

Portraits at the Bookstore

Portraits at the Bookstore