I finally finished At Knit's End: Meditations for Women Who Knit Too Much, by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee (aka the Yarn Harlot). With the anticipation of her newest … [Read more...]
books of 2008
Things I Learned from Knitting … Whether I Wanted to or Not
Another book is on the done shelf! It's been awhile since I finished a book. Four months actually. Shhhh! I've been busy! Things have happened! I was reading the … [Read more...]
The Secret Life of a Knitter
I finished another book! Hooray! I really enjoyed this book, as with all of Stephanie Pearl-McPhee's books. This is one of my favorites of hers especially. It … [Read more...]
Happy Birthday Candy Coated Rose Petals
Today is the sixth blogoversary of this blog. I just happened to have overlooked this momentous occasion each year. I look back at this blog, which used to part … [Read more...]
Stephanie Pearl-Mcphee Casts Off
I don't want you to get too excited, but I've finished my fourth book this year. And it's only February. If I finish another one this week, it's like I've read a … [Read more...]
How to be Happy, Dammit
I've finished my third book of the year, woohoo! How To Be Happy, Dammit: A Cynic's Guide To Spiritual Happiness was a really funny read. I got this book a few … [Read more...]
An Open Heart
I've finished another book this year: An Open Heart. I have a number of books on Buddhism and I've been meaning to read them. I started with this one because I … [Read more...]
It’s Easy Being Green
I've come across some murmurings of reading 50 books in 52 weeks (or various versions of such a concept). Dave is doing so, and so is his wife Christine. While I … [Read more...]
Kate did and excellent job with our website. We have received several compliments on how nice it looks and how easy it is to navigate. She also went above and beyond to make sure that we were able to update and the website ourselves through Wordpress. I cannot gush about how awesome she is and how happy we are with the site and her dedication to the project.
I met Kate through the Association of Women Journalists (AWJ) and immediately was impressed (and inspired) by her creativity, drive, work ethic and use of social media. Her passion for journalism, digital media and communications overall is evident in the projects she takes on, including LoganSquarist, an online news outlet that she founded that uses social media to socialize the neighborhood. What I admire about Kate is her vitality as well as her desire to keep learning and growing personally and professionally. Kate is a modern-day renaissance woman who is multitalented (ask about her travel, knitting and marathon exploits!) and who brings instant value to any team or organization.
One of the best things I've ever done in my career is work with Kate Hamilton. Her enthusiasm for all things editorial, not to mention her energy and passion for any project she's involved with, is contagious. In addition to being a natural born leader, she's also a creative type, a thinker, a stickler for details, and someone with incredible vision and the drive to get things done. I always marvel at how she is constantly teaching herself new things. She always seems to be ahead of the curve on anything related to social media, and she also has an eye for design. This lady rocks! And she continues to be a mentor to me and others in journalism and communications.
Kate has been a fantastic resource for all things digital, whether redesigning my website on Wordpress, fine tuning my social media profiles, or understanding Google Analytics. She's an excellent communicator, and I will absolutely hire her again in the future.
Kate is a wealth of knowledge who served as a tremendous mentor for all of our team members while constantly improving processes and workflows. She’s a tremendous project manager, pays great attention to detail, and is able to demand results from her team with respect. At LoganSquarist she has built and led a team of dozens of volunteer contributors committed to her vision of a community resource. I would happily work with Kate again anytime!
Kate is a real professional and a pleasure to work with. She is a great communicator and always put her client's (my company) interest first. She is tremendously personal and had a great understanding of our business and how she could help it. She is great and is a tremendous asset to any company.
I worked with Kate during my time as a community manager at Lightspan Digital while Kate was my direct manager. Kate’s communication practices really taught me how to navigate the sometimes complicated agency world. As an account manger, Kate smoothly orchestrated 10+ accounts at one time as well as help me manage and prioritize tasks in my role. Kate was a role model during my first few years in the professional world and continues to be so to this day.
Kate has an incredible amount of drive when it comes to LoganSquarist. In the six months that I’ve been involved, I’ve watched the site grow from a pet project to a respected community publication. This success can be attributed to Kate’s technical and leadership skills. From building out the site to off-hours community management and a consistent flow of content, the site improves by leaps and bounds on a weekly basis. When it comes to team management, Kate delegates tasks in an organized and efficient manner, making her an all around great and inspiring person to work with.