The cynic in me tends to flair up when people say things like “if it’s meant to be, it will be” or “everything happens for a reason.” While I understand these are typically intended to be words of comfort and encouragement, I cannot help but think they are wrapped in privilege. How lucky one must … Continue reading Beautiful Insignificance
Do you remember that scene from “My So-Called Life”? The one where Angela wakes up one morning and is miraculously over Jordan Catalano so she dances around her bedroom to the Violent Femmes? This isn’t like that. I want it to be, but it’s not. For those of you who don’t connect most major life … Continue reading Vivid Happy
Every once in a while, something can unexpectedly inspire you. Confession: I started this whole blog thing on a whim. I was bored one night and just started writing. Then, for some reason, I decided to share it. I have wondered why ever since… I’ve always loved writing, but I have also always been shy … Continue reading Idiosyncratic Arrangements in Horizontal Lines
Hello, interweb. My name is Kate… though some of you may know me as Katie, Katherine, Kat, KaKi, KTP or… Isabel (if you were in my Spanish class circa 2003 and/or creepily hit on me at a bar). I will be celebrating my one-year anniversary of graduating with my master’s degree in approximately 30 days. … Continue reading Hello, Interweb.