About


About the blogger...

My name is Kate and I am a twenty-three year old originally from Raleigh, North Carolina, now living and working in Washington D.C. I spend my free time hopping between coffee shops and reading multiple books at a time.

About the blog...

I started this blog in 2013 as a space to write out my opinions and keep track of important life events, without a thought to how it would evolve in the future or if I would even keep up with it. To my surprise I fell in love with blogging, and after studying abroad for six months in 2015 I wanted to do more with it. I started to expand my content and make my little corner of the internet more personal. My hope is that my personality, travels, and opinions are documented, so that even if I cease writing in the future, I have a way to look back on my teen and twentysomething years.

About the name...

I took the name from Hanya Yanagihara’s brilliant book of the same name, having glanced at my bookshelf in a moment of creative mental block and caught the name on the spine. A Little Life encapsulates how I view my life and what I want it to be:

— An observation on my position in life. I have never been, nor have ever desired to be, some great world changer. I'm happy occupying the corner of life God has granted me, living it out how I best can. A little life — a recognition of my relative insignificance in the grand scheme of things (I realize this sounds a like a morbid, "Dust in the Wind"-style introspection, but it’s not meant to be depressing).

— A challenge to myself to continue to be inspired. A little life — the choice to give life to everything I do rather than drudge through the same old-same old.

Contact...

You can also find me on Instagram.
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