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Kathryn A. Patterson has not received any gifts yet
...myself for spending too much money for the holidays. Again.
I love buying presents for people I know, especially if I find the perfect gift. I believe in giving a lot of thought to gifts, and while I don't always give material items, I do give what I think the person will want the most.…Continue
Going along with the Santa theme, my husband and I try to have fun giving the kids their presents from Santa.
One year, we bought a bike ride for the car. It was a Santa present to the entire family. But neither my dear husband or I wanted to put the present under the tree. For one thing, it wouldn't fit. For another, well, sometimes the fun is in the journey.…Continue
I have nothing for this.
I had several people try to manipulate me through constant pestering. So now I respond rather poorly to someone who can't take either 'yes' or 'no' for an answer.
Instead, I will post one of my favorite portraits: "The Librarian" by Arcimboldo.…Continue
... while I am a writer, I get as much enjoyment and satisfaction from programming in Python or throwing together web pages with HTML 5 and CSS as I do from writing a new chapter in a novel. I can be a Grammar Nazi, but I also tend to make up words when I feel none of the existing words will do. I believe algebra and the algebraic method needs to be a mandatory part of education because of the logic needed to solve problems. I love learning from classes, but I also think life teaches us…Continue