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I've written this post in my mind several times over and then this morning I woke with it in my fingers, ready to put it down on cyber-paper. I started "katiemaedays" as a journal on mama-life, photography and gratitude. I've... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2010 at katiemae_days
A mentor Coach in my life posted this on Facebook today. I am sharing it here. Kate Makkai powerfully and so movingly delivers her truth and soul. I hold dear in the lessons I teach my girl about knowing her... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2010 at katiemae_days
A friend sent me this article which I've posted just below. Just the fuel I needed to get moving today. I feel a bit run down with a slight cold but have a pile of to dos I want to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2010 at katiemae_days
Soaking up fall with my little point and shoot and a borrowed i-phone and loving: our saturday market, listening to music and this week's veggie pics: bok choi, tot soi, chard and rainbow carrots. the colors and textures of fall... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2010 at katiemae_days
If you've not yet seen "Girls Rock!", see it. This documentary about "The Rock "n" Roll Camp for Girls" in Portland, Oregon has been in my movie queue for at least a year. I finally saw it the other night... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2010 at katiemae_days
I took a long walk this morning which proved to be a great hill workout; and a beautiful exercise in noticing Fall up close. Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2010 at katiemae_days
Somewhere over the rockies I'm figuring I've been in the conundrum of seriously studying my mother self I realize for weeks. Goes back to that writing I did on holding myself under the microscope of perfection. So hard on myself... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2010 at katiemae_days
City Life. Love a dose. Gets me in a wanderlust. Someday, I say, I'll spend one month a year soaking in some city. Chicago. New York. San Francisco. London? Dreaming out loud. In the city, buses, trains and taxis loops... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2010 at katiemae_days
I just flew in from Chicago via Denver a couple of hours ago marking the cap to a great few days away in the windy, although not this weekend, city. I woke up early today, very early: 3:45am CT/1:45 am... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2010 at katiemae_days
I'm in Chicago and loving being hunkered down in the city for a few days. There is energy and buzz that is the perfect dose of something right now. After landing the other evening, I found my way to the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2010 at katiemae_days
On my way to Chicago to celebrate my sister's birthday. I wanted to write and post live for at least part of the almost four-hour flight; I'm sure in part for the thrill of posting and tweeting at 35,000 feet.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2010 at katiemae_days
What is it to be the one? I mean BE THE ONE to show up in your full self and pursue what you dream and not stop. What is it to blow the cap off your dreams by dreaming bigger... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2010 at katiemae_days
Beautiful Photos--love the scattered clouds especially--
Toggle Commented Oct 2, 2010 on Autumn Sun at Such Things
This post is brought to you streaming live from my consciousness. Here's something to know about me perhaps not one of my more delightful traits but a part of me nonetheless. I have lived for a long time as a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2010 at katiemae_days
Looks good doesn't it. Come on you know you want some. Wanna know what this delectable concoction is? The other night I had a craving for a chocolate milkshake which is ironic because I don't much like ice cream or... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2010 at katiemae_days
I set out on this Monday morning to do a little de-cluttering, internal style. A list of to-do's and random thoughts running amuck in my brain reminded me it was high time I set out to free my mind. And... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2010 at katiemae_days
Look Ma, No sulfites!. I've not been drinking much wine since ridding myself of gluten, dairy and most sugar. I haven't missed the stuff because I haven't missed stuffy sinuses. My health specialist friend suggested that if I did want... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2010 at katiemae_days
I want a haircut. And its waking me 5:30 am. Well that and all sorts of other ideas and dreams that just sort of pop-up in my mind in the wee hours of the morning. Early morning brainstorming, my... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2010 at katiemae_days
See that girl climbing to the top of the wall. That's my girl and that seven year old inspired me to push through some old fears of mine and climb too. There I was rooting her on and feeling myself... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2010 at katiemae_days
Yesterday was one of those great Sundays, a rainy, chilly day that gave me full license to stay in my pajamas past noon. I think I would have kept them on all day if we weren't heading out to a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2010 at katiemae_days
Twice a year, every year my very dear friend Puck(my nickname for her) and I spend a weekend together sometimes away from home, sometimes at one of our homes. This is our time to catch up, tell stories and be... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2010 at katiemae_days
I was a girl who grew up with the storybook version of marriage etched ever so elegantly in my mind. I remember the days gone by when my friends and I I would dream aloud of the boys we would... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2010 at katiemae_days
Every year as labor day approaches, I feel the urgency to savor the last drops of summer. And then with a bang, I say hello to fall, a few rain drops and the back-to-school routine. The new school year marks... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2010 at katiemae_days
I've not written in days, who am I kidding months. I guess I've been practicing, writing in my mind's eye and noticing daily the moments that inspire me to write....or not. I am writing to exercise once again getting my... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2010 at katiemae_days
To my Dad: I don't know a man more loving than my Dad. Unconditionally, he always delivers his full heart. At eighty-five, he is grandfather to nine, great-granfather to two, father to seven, husband to an amazing woman. He plays... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2010 at katiemae_days