Thank you, Erin, <www.mybeautifulblankpages.blogspot.com> for the tag/writing prompt!
four names that people call me: 1. Katie 2. Turk 3. Katie Bug 4. Kate Skate
four jobs I’ve had: 1. Nationwide Insurance Claims Representative 2. Subway Sandwich Artist 3. Marketing Assistant 4. Full Time Mom/Homemaker
four movies I’ve seen more than once: 1. Mary Poppins 2. Zoolander 3. Mean Girls 4.Garden State
four books I’d recommend: 1. This Common Secret: My Journey as an Abortion Doctor by Susan Wicklund, 2. Twelve by Twelve: A One Room Cabin Off the Grid and Beyond the American Dream by William Powers 3. Stop Acting Rich and Start Living Like a Real Millionaire by Stanley J. Thomas 4. The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Walls
four places I’ve lived: 1. Cambridge Springs, PA 2. Edinboro, PA 3. Pittsburgh, PA 4. (that’s it! …of course we could get PGH ‘hood specific ~ Oakland, Squirrel Hill, etc.)
four places I’ve been: 1. Santorini, Greece 2. Ithaca, NY. 3. Big Sur, CA 4. Venice, Italy
four places I’d rather be right now: pass. I’m good being here right now.
four things I don’t eat: 1. raw meat other than sushi 2. almost never eat donuts (I just don’t think they are that flavorful) 3. black licorice 4. eel
four of my favorite foods: 1. chocolate 2. fruit 3. soups/chilis 4. really good salad or ruffage
four things I’m looking forward to this year: 1. working out and getting outdoors more 2. spending time with my family and friends (always!) 3. traveling 4. doing better at staying organized/tidy (which goes hand in hand with shopping less)
four things I’m saying: 1. Gentle (identifying things like eyes is a great part of child development but poking them really hard…not so great) 2. Really? (as in “tell me more, I’m listening” in response to fabulous baby talk) 3. No (don’t chuck cars down the stairs) 4. Up? (Oh, you’re 27 lbs and constantly like to be held – sure!). …Yes, I talk to Roger almost all day.