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We come to the icing on a cake of many layers,

A cake we have been creating for several days.

What will the icing be?

Will the icing be a peaceful sigh a picnic by the bay?

Will it be a gathering of friends, cocktails, and laughter?

Will it be a quiet time of reflection and enjoyment of being with one’s self?

As for me, it is none of these.

Yet, I look forward to the day when it will be a picnic, a gathering, and other times quiet reflection,

Someday I look forward to  all of these and communion with the Creator.



Born in New Jersey, August 1965, this Italian-American has always had a great interest in music, particularly the Oldies, Country and Ethnic music, including Irish. For over 10 years Ms. Appello passionately taught ESL to students of varying ages. Grounded if her faith and spirituality, Katherine endured a range of issues, including a great deal of pain, which was finally diagnosed to be associated with Fibromyalgia. The essence and the power of music, of words, allow Katherine to overcome these struggles each and every time. We are all blessed to have Katherine’s strength, wisdom, and words to write “Pray For Me Tonight’