by katmaund on July 24, 2014

a kid in love with the world all over again
finding love in unexpected places
dishing it back out when there’s not enough
summer cliches
staying up too late by a campfire
getting up too early for a sunrise
holding hands in awe of the richness
laying under it in the heaviness of it fleeting
celebrating the vastness of possibility
reckless in our efforts to hold onto what is
remembering that life is good and we are lucky


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Sunset Ride

by katmaund on May 5, 2014

Sundays are nostalgic. I’m coming off the high of a great weekend but also realize Monday is right around the corner. My favorite thing to do on Sunday evenings is get in my car and drive to Sauvie Island. I process so much when I’m driving. It doesn’t hurt that I usually get to take in a stellar PNW sunset.

I seriously can’t quit the mood music. I’ve been working on a “Sunset Ride” playlist and I think it’s come together pretty nicely, at least for me. It’s mellow and perfect for exactly what it’s titled. Get in your car, roll the windows down, and drive somewhere beautiful. Go alone or hold hands with your loved one across the center console.


May 1st.

May 1, 2014

May 1st is always a weirdly sad day for me. It’s the birthday hangover, the day after feeling more loved than ever before. It’s not that the attention is no longer on me or that the excitement of receiving gifts has faded. Once the phone stops ringing and the cards have all been opened, I’m […]

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Trimming the Fat

March 29, 2014

All this “new chapter” business (new job, new adventures, new friends, new commitment to my health, etc.)  has me thinking a lot about what’s important in life. The older I get the more I realize that life can be fulfilling and rich if we MAKE IT that way. It’s so much less about our circumstances and […]

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