I Am Kate

This space here, is a look into my accomplishments, mistakes, journeys, travels and anything else that which has brought me to where I am today.

Kate Krawczak

Professional Daydreamer

It has taken me over 30 years, but I am finally learning to embrace my differences, and not let the noise of other people’s opinions drown out my inner voice. By doing this, I have found a way to fill myself full of the people and things that make me the happiest. My hope is that this passion for truly living will shine through here on these pages. Building connections through a recollection of my thoughts and options based on my own personal experiences.


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
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Body By (22 of Michigan’s Best) Burgers

BURGERS!  I love them. I crave them. I dream about them.  Medium rare, bacon, melted cheese and all the fixings. It’s safe to say if it absolutely came down to it and I had to pick, I would probably pick burgers as my favorite

The Hoist Lake Hike

Activity: Backpacking Date Visited: 11/10/17 – 11/11/17 Distance: 5 Miles Parking: Hoist Lake East Parking lot Trailhead: Hoist Lake East Trailhead I was overwhelmingly excited when Leah introduced me to yet another Michigan trail that is semi close to home. Hoist Lakes is located

Pinckney State Recreation Area- Green Lake to Blind Lake

Still riding the high from my previous weekend at Pictured Rocks, I spent the first few nights after returning home discussing my weekend adventure and sharing my photos. Afterwards, I had a few friends reach out to me regarding gear, hikes, mileage, and possible

“We Pictured It Perfect” A Weekend At Pictured Rocks

Activity: Backpacking Date Visited: 10/12/17 – 10/15/17 Distance: 28.9 miles Parking: Chapel Rock Parking Lot Transportation: Shuttle from car to Grand Sable Visitor Center Trailhead: Grand Sable Visitor Center Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore spans 42 miles of Lake Superior and is comprised of 50′
My Cover Song Recommendations

Under The Covers

There is nothing wrong with a good cover. These remakes go all the way back to the earliest days of popular music and have stretched across all musical genres. Just because something is the first doesn’t always necessarily mean that it is the best.
Algonquin Map

Algonquin Adventures – The Beginner’s Edition

It was somewhere around two years ago when I had first decided that I needed to take a backpacking trip into Algonquin Provincial Park. As it turns out, planning this adventure was much more difficult than I had originally anticipated. Since what I actually