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Who, Me?

I graduated from EKU in Richmond, KY with a degree in Psychology and a minor in Child & Family Studies and I am currently employed in my area of study going on 6 years now.  I live in Winchester, KY just on the outskirts of the city life in Lexington and I am enjoying it so far.  I have the comfort of a smaller, quieter, sleepier little town with the bustle and lights of the small city only a short drive away.  I have a wonderful, hardworking, artistic, sometimes crazy man to share my adorable little home with who always knows exactly what I’m thinking and just what to do to make me laugh.  We have a precious, anxiety ridden, spoiled little chiweenie named Nina that will eat anything she can find (even if it isn’t food) and is my constant shadow AND a blue and gold Macaw named Cleo that requires naps around noon every day, loves rap and death metal, and is a better guard dog than our actual dog to round out our happy little family.

Writing has always been a wonderful outlet for me. For a long time, I kept my writings very secret. The thought of someone reading something I’d written made me nervous, like these phrases and stings of words were pieces of my insides that I was just exposing. In addition to this fear, my free time was sucked away by the responsibilities of adult life and I lost my interest in writing. Let me rephrase – I never lost interest. My creativity was always there, but my drive was overcome with mental exhaustion. I think the pressure of my career made me snap, because I suddenly had this overwhelming urge to write. Just…write. About anything, about everything. And I wanted it to be out there, for anyone and everyone to read.

It’s been a couple years now, and here I still am putting all my thoughts, creations, and ramblings out into cyberspace. It’s still scary, and I think it always will be no matter how long I continue to write, but I think it just might be worth it…

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  1. Aww.. you had me at “southern born and raised” Then you threw KY in there (oops, I mean Kentucky … as in Wildcats, Rex Chapman…not the KY J…well, nevermind 🙂 Southern girl myslelf, thank you. I look forward to reading more of your work! Congrats on the “Freashly Pressed”!
    AJ

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  2. Congrats on Fresh Press posting!! I loved that particular piece, while I am Yankee born I was raised a bit south of you in TN. I recieved the best of both worlds I think. I have enjoyed reading through your blog and will continue to do so. Your writing is beautiful.
    Namaste.

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  3. I have nominated your blog for the Leibster Award because I think it is great (and more people should be following you).
    You can find all the necessary details of the award via my recent post: http://kateginnivan.com/2013/02/18/so-now-im-a-leibster-award-winner/
    Keep up the great work! 🙂

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  4. The way you express yourself amazes me and I guess nobody would understand you as much as yourself. Yet, a beautiful blog. I’m hitting the follow button right away.

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  5. […] was very surprised and touched to have been nominated for the Beautiful Blogger Award by IMTHATKAY – Thank you very […]

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  6. I’m nominating you for another award! The WordPress Family award – because I think you’re pretty awesome. 🙂
    You can check out the details at: http://kateginnivan.com/2013/05/17/acknowledging-family/

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  7. WELL…come on over to SOUTHERN-central Massachusetts…maybe we both can find some good reading 🙂 http://bythemightymumford.wordpress.com/

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  8. Your writing is great, good thing you are not keeping it secret anymore!

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