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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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feeling mentally exhausted by work & life, but also grateful for so much. drinking a spanish red wine from Trader Joe's. listening to Stay With Me. This ain't love it's clear to see. But darling, stay with me. preparing for... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at figuring out 40
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(image source) I have a running list of people that I'd like to invite to an imaginary dinner party. Imaginary because I don't actually know these people, so the likelihood of said party actually happening is rather....small. After listening to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2014 at figuring out 40
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Vermont summers exist to make us forget about Vermont winters. It doesn't really work - in the same way that you never really forget the pain of childbirth. But. This weekend came very close. I would love to say that... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2014 at figuring out 40
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Searching for grace to deal with a week that has been less than stellar. Holding tight to the fervent belief that moving forward is not only possible, it's guaranteed. Trying to eliminate stuck and struggling from my vocab. Carry on... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2014 at figuring out 40
Congrats!!! I'm going back to look at all of the spreads that you're posting - but I'm totally giving you a high five for finishing. As you know, I've been a little less enthused about Project Life this year - but I'm still so glad that I'm doing it.
This is really, really great.
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I know that it's trite to say, but July went by so fast. Here are a few things that I loved during this all-too-brief month... Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee - My brother told me to watch this many months... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2014 at figuring out 40
An elderly guy? Whatever. I still like a book in hand, but my Nook comes in handy when I'm traveling (I always overpack). I challenge myself to read fiction, because....meh. I kind of hate fiction.
Toggle Commented Aug 3, 2014 on 2014 summer reading : update #2 at figuring out 40
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So, I didn't make much progress this month - at least not on books from this list. I started Let's Just Say It Wasn't Pretty - and HATED it, so I stopped. I'm currently flip-flopping between Thrive and Habit. I... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2014 at figuring out 40
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Austin & I hit the road this week for a quick stay in Providence. Day one was an epic fail - a route that was supposed to bypass Boston, but didn't + a terrible dinner = two tired, cranky travelers.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2014 at figuring out 40
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She summoned me to Montreal just over a week ago, with a simple text saying "Mom, I'm coming home." Apparently, the number of planters in her second camp meant that the number of trees dwindled quickly, so her summer in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2014 at figuring out 40
Party on, Ellie! Even though I hate (like, really HATE) surprise parties - I hope that you do forget about yours, and have the BEST time!!
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You're amazing, Louise!
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Well, duh....all of my friends are beautiful!
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You most certainly DO look good - for any age!!!
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I love the number 44...kinda looking forward to January when I get to claim it as my own! :)
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I rec'd this book for review an embarrassingly long time ago. I've struggled with what to write because I really, really wanted to like this book....but it just didn't resonate. I thought that maybe if I put it down for a bit, and then started again, that I'd be able... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2014 at book turn.
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As I got settled on my return flight last night, a Mom, Grandma, and 2 kids took their seats in the row behind me. The kids were young, and clearly excited about flying. The flight attendant came over to talk... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2014 at figuring out 40
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Hi Helen! Great idea - I've added the fonts (and the links to them) above. :)
Toggle Commented Jul 17, 2014 on 2014 Project Life : weeks 27 & 28 at figuring out 40
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Volume 2 begins! I decided to just do a full image for the opening page. This is an awesome download from The 36th Avenue and it just so happens to (almost) match my bike! (font: Angelina) Week 27. My craving... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2014 at figuring out 40
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I attended a surprise birthday party for a friend (for those keeping track, one of the circle of six) this afternoon. As is typical of such gatherings, I saw a handful of people that I don't see on a regular... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2014 at figuring out 40
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I've been busy reading through my summer book list (along with a few that aren't on the list b/c I'm a rebel like that). Here's what I've read so far (aff links)... Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2014 at figuring out 40
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In the summer of 2013, I read NIck Ortner's The Tapping Solution - and quickly added a stress & pain relief tool to my routine. Tapping works. Jessica Ortner (Nick's sister) recently released The Tapping Solution for Weight Loss & Body Confidence - and it's another winner. Jessica tackles emotional... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2014 at book turn.
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I have read several of Doreen Virtue's books, and own 2 sets of Angel Card decks that were created by her. I definitely consider her my "go-to" for learning about angels & communicating with angels. What I loved: This book was like a "reset" for me. I know about manifesting... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2014 at book turn.