Author Archives: Kathleen Buckstaff


About Kathleen Buckstaff: Kathleen Buckstaff is an award-winning author, columnist, performance artist, cartoonist and photographer. She currently writes for The Huffington Post and wrote regularly for the Los Angeles Times and The Arizona Republic. Kathleen performed her one-woman play to sold-out theatres in CA, AZ and NYC and expanded the play into a book called The Tiffany Box, a memoir which was honored in 2013 as a USA BEST BOOK AWARDS finalist. Kathleen’s book Mother Advice To Take With You To College: Humor, Inspiration and Wisdom To Go was released in March of 2014. Kathleen’s abstract photographs of lilies were exhibited for the first time in April of 2014. Kathleen has a BA in Creative Writing from Stanford and a MA in Journalism from Stanford. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband, their three children and their dog Lily.

Game Day!

It’s Saturday, game day.  My alarm went off at 4:45 am.  I dressed in sweats in the dark, put on the baseball cap for my oldest son’s high school, and […]



Exciting News!

I've had great news.  I will will be performing The Tiffany Box, a love remembered in New York City!  This is a dream come true for me.  The show is on […]



One Hundred Pounds of Love

Buddy at the beach

Our 100 pound, male lab died in surgery on Tuesday night.  He had a tumor in his lungs we all believed was operable. Sometimes things don’t […]



The blink of an eye

A little girl bounced past me.  She was about two.  She was wearing a white-cotton sundress and had her wispy blond hair pulled up into little barrettes.

“Are you going […]