Dream a Little Dream

Dream a Little Dream

Last night, I had one of those dreams, that when I woke up I just couldn’t forget. Though it wasn’t dramatic or worthy of cinematic adaptation, it has stuck with me throughout the morning and well into my Sunday. I found myself in my own basement on a search for something, but of course, now I cannot remember what that something was. Looking back, I am not even sure if I knew what it was

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The Space Between

It has been 302 days since my last blog post; 143 days since I started losing my ongoing battle with depression; and at least 50 days since I’ve had any enthusiasm or energy for adventure. Anyone reading this, who knows me, even a little, knows how tragic that sentence feels being typed through my fingers. I used to live for adventure. Fuck, I used to believe that I WAS adventure. But then came this year.

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The Pursuit Of Unhappiness

Have you ever had a conversation that became the pivotal moment of realization for you? Maybe a person said exactly what you needed, or didn’t need to hear at an exact vulnerable moment? This morning my Mother called, as she sometimes does, just to chat. After a few minutes of catching up about what we had been up to the last few days, she started talking about family and relationships. Within seconds an anxious flood

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“Wanna Grab A Drink?” A Single Gal’s Guide to the Galaxy

What exactly does dating mean? Does it mean going out on a bunch of first dates and maybe moving on to a second date with only a few? Or does it mean seeing many different people on the regular and maybe even sleeping with them too? It’s been quite some time since I have dated, but things have changed a lot! A few months ago marked my arrival back into the dating community. Truth be

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The Only Way Is Up

“Let me fall if I must, the one I will become will catch me.” -Baal Shem Tov   Recently I did something that is very uncharacteristic of myself.  I made the decision to delete nearly every photo album I had online.  This may seem like nothing to some people but with photography being one of my favorite hobbies, I probably had 50+ albums, some of which dating back at least ten years. Well, yesterday I

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A Letter To Myself On This Difficult Day

I often write letters to myself.  Usually during time of stress or change.  It calms me to talk to myself, and helps me to set my intentions.  It also serves as a reminder that their is always a lesson to learn in the hard times, and it is up to me to find and learn from it.    So here is a letter to me, from me on this ever so difficult 8/3/2017   Dear Kate,

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Force of Nature

A Force Of Nature

Love is the substance of all life. EVERYTHING is connected in love, absolutely EVERYTHING. – Julia Cameron   Have you ever stopped to think about why we are attracted to the people we are? Not just romantically but even just as friends. Have you ever just felt drawn to someone you barely know? Something of a strong, happy pull towards a particular person. Almost as if your heart recognizes them and is so happy to

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My Scary Age – Reflections of 32

Everyone has a scary age. It’s the age that your mind decides that you should have everything “together” so to speak. Something of a deadline for success. Well, for me, that age was 32. I had decided a long time ago that by this particular age I would have achieved all of the things I needed to have in my life, and if I didn’t already have them, I would be well on my way

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Not Everyone You Lose Is A Loss

I’m coming to learn, especially in my adult years, that no matter how hard you wish to hold on, that some things still slip away. Life is always changing: careers, love, beliefs, and even friendships. There comes a point in every person’s life when he or she needs to part ways with someone or something. Losing any of these things is a long emotional process that each of us will need to go through.  It

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