My Thoughts: On joy

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about joy and happiness and the difference between the two. It’s kinda weird but a lot of times in my life I’ve been accused of being too happy. Right? Like of all the things to be accused of… happiness is what I get a lot. And usually it’s from […]

Oh, for the love of climbing – Pivot Point

Pivot Point At the end of April, Jake, Corrie, Pancho and I went out and climbed at Pivot Point ! Unfortunately, Ben had to go to a weekend conference called “Trail Rondy” and so wasn’t able to come with us… boo. And as if that wasn’t bad enough, I stole his gear and used it! […]

Turnagain Arm Trail: Rainbow to Windy

Friday and Saturday = Katie and Ben no time together. And so on Sunday, we decided to break that and spend some quality time together in the marvelous outdoors o’ Alaska! We got all packed up to go climbing but decided last minute to go on a hike instead. We hit the Turnagain Arm Trail […]

Top 10 reasons why my mom kicks your mom’s butt.

Ok, maybe that is a little harsh. But seriously my mom is freaking awesome and I’m pretty positive that she is the best mom in the whole darn world. So in honor of the approaching celebration of moms (mother’s day), here are the top 10 reasons why I’m pretty sure that if our moms ever met […]

Turning 23!

Eek! I’m getting older! Yesterday, I turned 23! My birthday celebrations, though, started this past Sunday evening when we got together with a bunch of friends and had drinks and appetizers at Simon and Seaforts. It was an absolutely splendid evening and I felt so blessed to have such wonderful friends. This is the only […]