Tag Archives: living intentionally

A year in paradise

Its been almost a year since we packed up and left California behind to come to beautiful Hawaii. This has been a year of self reflection for me. I have had to confront truths that I’ve been pretending not to … Continue reading

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Feel the beat

In the latest edition in the saga of facing challenges and stress, I bring you the musical number. Andy and I are taking Salsa lessons. Yes you read that right, the couple that rented a jukebox in lieu of dancing … Continue reading

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Ignoring your Privilege is Unacceptable

I have written about privilege before, but I will do so again. This country is rapidly devolving into a place I cannot be proud of, or maybe the idea that it ever was is a sign of my own privilege. … Continue reading

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Prioritizing Motivation and Embracing Neglect

I have neglected this blog in a way I had sincerely hoped I wouldn’t. I have had a lot going on in life recently, I have been, frankly, exhausted. My writing energy has gone to writing letters to some I … Continue reading

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Flaws make you human

“I’ve never seen anyone in the system with ugly handwriting like you.” I don’t know quite what to say when a client makes this happy observation. “I feel better, because I have ugly handwriting too.” Actually this clients handwriting is … Continue reading

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To my teenage self

Dear teenage Kate, You don’t quite know how to picture your future, so let me help you. Life gets better….and worse. There will be times that are harder than what you are going through now, hard to imagine, I know. … Continue reading

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Now that I am (mostly) free of the perils of the co-ed office.

I work for a women-centric nonprofit. My office is in a transitional housing facility, all staff and adult residents here are female, so my work-related male contact is greatly reduced. It took me a couple months but I finally realized … Continue reading

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