It is hard to believe that sixteen years have passed. I was a child, but I ended that day with my innocence shattered and profound grief that the world could be so evil. Yet I quickly learned despite the most incomprehensible and horrific circumstances there are good people. In one day we saw the worst and best of humanity. We ….
“They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” ~ Andy Warhol Cha-Cha-Changes Fall has always been a season to mark big changes for me. From taking social media breaks to switching up my look, starting classes to attempting a new hobby more so then any other time in the year, it is fraught with ….
“I can’t think without my glasses.” ~ Vivienne Westwood Fashionably Four Eyes: Part One A year ago June, I wrote a piece that went viral which not only shocked me (it is always interesting to me, what wins the post popularity contest) but even appalled my sense of vanity since a whole-lotta people saw me in my glasses. No, not ….
“A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.” ~ George A. Moore I feel like I say this every year, but Summer has literally flown by. It seems like just yesterday, I was getting excited for my birthday and now August is upon us. I can not complain to much, ….
“If you can’t sit in a cafe quietly and be ignored, how can you observe human nature and write a story?” ~ Evangeline Lilly I first discovered Le Pain Quotidien on one of my first ever trips to New York City. It seemed an anomaly situated on the Upper East Side against the concrete and honking cars. The farm to ….
“Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings.” ~ Jane Austen Here is another episode of “What in the World Has Kate been up to?” Since coming back from California, I have been a bit AWOL I know. Life has been absolutely crazy, and part of me misses California with all my heart. It was such an amazing trip ….
“Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly—they’ll go through anything. You read and you’re pierced.” ~ Aldous Huxley A friend recently asked if I would keep blogging like it was an option on a questionnaire. I tactfully corrected her that I had been writing for years. Since I was six years old, with my trusty diary with the ….
“These days, you have the option of staying home, blogging in your underwear, and not having your words mangled. I think I like the direction things are headed.” ~ Marc Andreessen First of all: Thank you. Thank you. THANK YOU! To the amazing Sarah over at LifeWithLilRed for the nomination. If you haven’t checked out her blog, RUN not walk to ….
“In the reading room in the New York Public Library All sorts of souls were bent over silence reading the past, Or the present, or maybe it was the future, patrons Devoted to silence and the flowering of the imagination” ~ Richard Eberhart I have been sorely remiss when it comes to talking about my favorite building in the city. Perhaps it ….
“If you want to conquer fear, don’t sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” ~ Dale Carnegie Oy Vey! I am two weeks back in the city, we are three weeks into 2017, and already I am slacking with life. (I apologize in advance for spamming everyone’s blogs yesterday, but I had to catch up!) In my ….