July 14, 2014
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From the pages of what we call life…

By Kathleen. As most type-A personalities are, I’m a perfectionist. Though this quality has fashioned me into a hardworking, determined individual, it’s not one that has always served me well. Namely, for fear of failure and marked incompetence, I’ve sometimes … Continue reading

July 9, 2014
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We All Scream for Ice Cream

By Kathleen. Whoever coined the phrase ‘scream for ice cream’ must have lived in the District. Yes, summer is hot nearly everywhere, but often when I leave my apartment, I feel like I’m walking into a steam room — and … Continue reading

June 23, 2014
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The Best Gym Clothes Evaaa

By Kathleen. So I guess I can’t technically say I’m training for a half marathon until I actually sign up for the race, but I’m almost there — promise. Or, well, at least I’m a lot further than I have … Continue reading

May 19, 2014
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Here Comes the Sun

By Kathleen. Perhaps it’s because of the gorgeous sunflowers I saw in Trader Joe’s yesterday, or maybe it’s the recent trip I took to UO, or it could simply be the sunny weather DC is currently having — whatever the … Continue reading

May 14, 2014
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Whimsical, Winsome Wednesday: Edition XXII

By Kathleen. My week’s felt a little off kilter (or rather, I’ve been feeling that way essentially since April) because I feel like it’s been non-stop travel. This past weekend was the epitome of it when my trip from DC … Continue reading

May 9, 2014
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Welcome to the Sweet Life

By Kathleen. … of Zack & Cody? Well, not quite, and thank heavens for that. I have no desire to live in a hotel. Yet, I’m sure the first thought in most Washingtonians’ minds was not the Disney Channel original, … Continue reading

April 16, 2014
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Whimsical, Winsome Wednesdays: Edition XXI

By Kathleen. Though last weekend I had the most fun I’ve had in awhile, I’m paying for it now. I swear, each day I wake up more sleepy than the last, but I’m not complaining. I’ll take a fully-booked weekend … Continue reading

April 9, 2014
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Whimsical, Winsome Wednesdays: Edition XX

By Kathleen. I am the most indecisive person on the face of this Earth. That is all. a is for asparagus | Now, I know I typically stick with adjectives, but I  keep seeing so many new recipes cropping up … Continue reading

April 7, 2014
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Confession Time

By Kathleen. My name is Kathleen, and I am addicted to snail mail & sweet potatoes. I include sweet potatoes purely out of devotion, but the main point of this post is to discuss my new-found love of handwritten correspondence. … Continue reading

April 2, 2014
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Whimsical, Winsome Wednesdays: Edition XVIIII

By Kathleen. Spring fling! This weekend, with all the rad activities planned, I’ll be flinging myself across the District. a is for artisan | There are SO many markets occurring this weekend. Yay! The return of District Flea THREAD at Dock5//Union … Continue reading