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Katrina Simeck
a cali girl living in vermont
Interests: i scrapbook. i take photographs. i meditate. i listen to music. i cook well. i drink a lot of coffee, wine, and green smoothies. i read a few books.
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*photo note below I always know when I've neglected this space b/c I get an email from someone who gave birth to me...a virtual nudge as if to say "hey, are you still alive?" I know the technique well, b/c... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at figuring out 40
I read the title in my Feedly, and totally thought of The Hunger Games... :)
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January is all about clean slates, fresh starts, new lists. I'm craving white space right now...uncluttered margins & gutters. We still have our Christmas tree up, per the request of one girl who returned to university today. I'm so ready... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2015 at figuring out 40
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A birthday confession - when I realized that I was turning 44 on the 4th, I was pretty excited. 44 is already a pretty powerful angel number, and 444 simply amplifies the positive vibe. I had a Birth Chart Reading... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2015 at figuring out 40
Thanks friend!
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Thanks Francine!
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Oh, I will Bella...that would be so great!
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Love this post. In my opinion, you accomplished a TON in 2014. I suggest "visit Vermont" for a 2015 goal...
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Totally understand the hesitancy! Enjoy the process. I'd love to know which/what kind of planner you are using! Happy New Year Francine!
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Maybe it's b/c I didn't take this week off. Maybe it's b/c NYE fell on a Wednesday. Maybe it's b/c we fell asleep at 10:45 last night, completely exhausted after a single bottle of champagne. Maybe it's b/c I'm feeling... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2015 at figuring out 40
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Some of my favorite parts of 2014, gleaned from the blog archives... my brother living in my basement | core desired feelings | California | Easter in Maine | NOLA with Barb | reading | college visits | a cute... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2014 at figuring out 40
Thank you Kirsten!
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Wishing you a beautiful new year!
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(source : WhiteCellarDoor on Etsy...and yes, I'll be ordering the print) Before Dan & I left for Florida in mid-December, I signed up for Susannah Conway's Find Your Word e-course. I knew that it was unlikely that I'd actively participate...one,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2014 at figuring out 40
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On writing | Chances are, if you’re participating in #reverb it’s because you like writing. Or at least want to like writing. Writing is like a muscle. Use it or lose it. What do you do every day to hone... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2014 at figuring out 40
Hi Louise! Thank you - he IS pretty fun. :) Yes, I'm planning on documenting 2015. The only thing that I know for sure right now is that this 6x8 size does NOT work for me. So...definitely sizing up.
Toggle Commented Dec 28, 2014 on 2014 Project Life : weeks 40-42 at figuring out 40
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I will finish this project. I will finish this project. I will finish this project. I will.... Week 40. Austin turned 18 (what??). I didn't include any journaling for these weeks, which feels okay right now. Week 41. Funny how... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2014 at figuring out 40
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Merry Christmas! We've had a lovely holiday - Christmas Eve with Dan, and Christmas Day with Rob (+ a phone call with Hope's Dad). I had a moment of "uhm, is this all just weird?" today...and then I realized that... Continue reading
Posted Dec 25, 2014 at figuring out 40
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It's the official start of winter - the shortest day & the longest night - but from this day forward, we're headed toward the light. We celebrated with an impromptu (homemade) pizza dinner, a bottle of wine, and logs in... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2014 at figuring out 40
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It seems that after 20 years in New England, I've become conditioned to think of December as cold & snowy...so I'm a bit disoriented (happily so) to be in Florida during the holiday season. It has been the perfect way... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2014 at figuring out 40
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feeling a sense of disbelief that it's December 10th. reeling (a bit) from the non-stop schedule that my calendar shows right now. drinking Califia Farms Almond Milk Holiday Nog as a rare mid-week treat. listening to Pentatonix's That's Christmas to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2014 at figuring out 40
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letting go | For next year, I’m letting go of… FEAR. Much of the "self-work" that I do is around letting go of fear & negativity, and choosing love. I don't think that there is ANY aspect of my life... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2014 at figuring out 40
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Do Over | Hindsight is the one thing we never benefit from in the present. Is there one moment you wish that you could do-over? I surprised myself with this one - in past years, I probably could have come... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2014 at figuring out 40