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Chewing The Fat: Self Image’s Heavy Impact

(This story is also featured on LinkedIn:   A year ago, I succumbed to the Gym Dragon. Roughly three times a week, I pay my tithes by working out for an hour or two, lifting weights and riding a … Continue reading

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Art Critique: The Bear Video

Welcome back to Katie’s Critique Corner. Today I am putting the video I made to promote the CURE Childhood Cancer Association‘s upcoming 5K Run & Fun Walk under the microscope for analysis. While poring over the details of this project, … Continue reading

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Scumbling With Another

Hey, everyone. Just want to drop in and let you know that, since I have been having a lot of thoughts and ideas that expand well beyond the outer limits of anything vaguely relating to the arts, I have started … Continue reading

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Video Update

A quick update about things to come and what has been going on behind the scenes. Sorry about the subpar lighting and delightful cover image. That’s what I get for recording on my phone after dark and having my computer … Continue reading

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Review: Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Full disclosure: I am a Tina Fey fan. I will watch anything she is in, and read as much of what she has written as I can get my hands on. Furthermore, I studied journalism in college, so it was … Continue reading

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A Precision View of the Past

With age comes wisdom, and a 6 year span can feel like two lifetimes. The other day, I was thinking: if I could go back in time, what would I do differently? What events or mistakes would I warn my … Continue reading

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The Rule of 15

You may be familiar with the Rule of Three, but have you ever heard of the Rule of 15? Back in high school, one of my art teachers would incessantly say, “you have to work with a medium 15 times … Continue reading

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The Art of The ‘Haw Haw!’

Even if you’re not a fan, you cannot deny that The Simpsons, currently in its 27th season, is an institution in American pop culture. Its characters, for better or worse, are icons, and it’s no surprise. The show is as … Continue reading

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Value Scale: Shades of Meaning In Our Investments

Sometimes, you have to sell what used to be your most prized possessions to pay the bills. I know I’m not alone in that struggle. Although, being a female who grew up in the ’90s and early ’00s, it may … Continue reading

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Why Stuff Isn’t Getting Done

Hey, everyone, just wanted to check in quick and give a brief update on my lack of blog updates. I’m coming up with new ideas in all sorts of mediums and experimental phases all of the time. Not to say … Continue reading

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