Author Archives: Kristie Helms

About Kristie Helms

Boston-based #digital marketing guru, inadvertent community organizer, life-long voracious reader, ENFJ & former NYC tour guide. I really am from Possum Trot, Kentucky.

It Snowed in Boston this Weekend

The Snow Arrives After Long Silence (by Nancy Willard) The snow arrives after long silence from its high home where nothing leaves tracks or stains or keeps time. The sky it fell from, pale as oatmeal, bears up like sheep … Continue reading

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Every Book You Should be Reading Right Now

Every week the New York Times Book Review does this clever little Q&A with an author. It’s so clever that whenever I read it, I supply my own answers to the questions inside of my head. Remembering that I do … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about how we really did re-elect Obama

Posted by Instagrate to WordPress That’s all.* *Don’t worry, it’s a commemorative invite. But. It’s still awesome. Like this:Like Loading…

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This is What I Came Home to Tonight

Posted by Instagrate to WordPress Two things happened this weekend: 1) The wife got ridiculously sick, and 2) I continued to not eat donuts. Neither of these things were really pleasant, but it did cause us to focus a lot … Continue reading

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I Don’t Blog Much, But I Did Make the World’s Best Playlist

Posted by Instagrate to WordPress My friend Casey is a seriously awesome blogger. She’s good at it *and* she makes time to do it. Which is more than I typically do. Instead of blogging, yesterday I did errands. I went … Continue reading

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I Have to Do Something. So I’m Having Tea.

We have a Shetland Sheepdog who is beautiful, smart and growing slightly senile in her old age. (By which I mean she does things like comes in from being outside and stands and waits for a treat. Which is what … Continue reading

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What Hope Looks Like in 2013: Overturning DOMA

When I was going on a filing fling before the end of the year, I came across an envelope of “Things From When We Got Married.” Including the front page of the Boston Globe from our wedding day. June 15, … Continue reading

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Are We Doing Resolutions?

Are we making New Year’s resolutions now? I think I’ve put off thinking about it because 2012 was such a fantastic year for me, 2013 makes me a little nervous. Like maybe my luck will run out or something. That’s … Continue reading

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Year-End Clean-Up

I’m spending the last few days of 2012 getting my online world prepped for 2013. I’ve unsubscribed to tons of email lists. I have no idea how I got onto some of these things and they clutter my inbox daily. … Continue reading

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Vacation Talk

Posted by Instagrate to WordPress This is what my whole vacation looked like to me. Beautiful. We took tons of walks with the dogs, ate tons of amazing Southern food and drank as much sweet tea as I could possibly … Continue reading

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