About

Welcome! Living With the Birds is a lifestyle, photography blog. Here you’ll find musings and observations, descriptions of fascinating people and other wonderful things. 
And a little about Katie –
  • Her favorite things include decorating with old books, browsing flea markets and thrift stores, buying office supplies, reading blogs, snapping photos, writing, sipping Dr. Pepper, and playing board games and card games.
  • She’s fascinated with lists. Reading lists, making lists. to-do lists, shopping lists, pro/con lists, dinner lists, Johnny Cash’s to-do list.
  • She’s somewhat of a news junkie. Her favorite news sources include The Nightly News with Brian Williams, The New York Times,  CBS This Morning and KOLR.
  • Her mornings usually revolve around semi crashes. She’s the associate editor of a national legal magazine focused on interstate trucking litigation.
  • Her afternoons are filled with restaurant reviews, event calendars, freelance writers and local profiles. She’s the editor of a local lifestyle magazine.
  • She loves social media and catching up on the latest social media trends via Mashable.
  • She’s been married to her best friend, Dustin, since December 18, 2010. They live in Springfield, Missouri. He is a (crazy cool and super handsome) photojournalist for a local TV station.
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21 Responses to “About”

  1. The Simple Life of a Country Man's Wife March 27, 2012 at 12:16 pm #

    I am seriously sipping a DP right now while checking out your bio. Great blog; keep up the good work!

    • Katie Barton March 28, 2012 at 11:10 am #

      Thank you for your kind words; I truly appreciate them.

  2. IshitaUnblogged March 27, 2012 at 2:59 pm #

    Came across your blog via FRESHLY PRESSED! WE seem to share two things in common – 1) love for Photography and 2) love for making Things-to-do List! very nice blog… hope to see more.)

    • Katie Barton March 28, 2012 at 11:11 am #

      You’re so nice! Thanks for stopping by.

  3. Ninay March 27, 2012 at 11:10 pm #

    I am loving your blog. Thanks for Freshly Pressed, I found my way on this awesome and wonderful site.

    • Katie Barton March 28, 2012 at 11:11 am #

      I’m glad you found Living With the Birds. I definitley appreciate your comment!

  4. TerrifiedTastebud March 28, 2012 at 8:55 am #

    This is pretty cute all the way around 🙂 Nice work!

    • Katie Barton March 28, 2012 at 11:12 am #

      Thank you so much! I’m glad you stopped by.

  5. Mad Queen Linda March 28, 2012 at 12:46 pm #

    How ironic is #4? I would love to drive a semi. In fact, I think I’ll add it to my list (scribble, scribble). And of course you’re interesting!

  6. quartopianosenzascensore April 10, 2012 at 4:25 am #

    Wonderful blog… wonderful photos!

  7. lost city apk April 15, 2012 at 7:49 am #

    Hey There. I found your blog using msn. This is a very well written article. I’ll be sure to bookmark it and come back to read more of About Living With the Birds . Thanks for the post. I’ll definitely return.

  8. Leonard G April 24, 2012 at 10:57 pm #

    I love your blog – and think it’s awesome you live in the same area as my younger brother! Thanks for the amazing pics and insights – I’ve nominated you for a Beautiful Blogger award. Hope that’s okay!

  9. insidethewriter May 12, 2012 at 1:23 pm #

    Hi! I’ve nominated you for the Beautiful Blogger Award! 🙂

  10. goodoldgirl June 4, 2012 at 9:01 pm #

    Sending you the Reader Apperciation Award … you are undoubtedly the businest bee I’ve come across in years!

    • Katie Barton June 5, 2012 at 4:12 pm #

      Thank you! That’s very kind.

      • goodoldgirl June 5, 2012 at 6:33 pm #

        I just call ’em like I see ’em!

  11. the usual bliss June 5, 2012 at 3:41 pm #

    I started a little photo challenge last month. It’s been fun to see things in new ways. Excited to dive into your blog a bit more!
    Check me out at theusualbliss.com sometime.

    • Katie Barton June 5, 2012 at 4:08 pm #

      I have enjoyed my photo challenge so much. It’s stretched me creatively and improved my photography skills.

      I will certainly add your blog to my to-check list to see what you come up with.

  12. Lydia Street June 5, 2012 at 4:12 pm #

    Things I like about your blog (a list):
    1. Your photos are lovely.
    2. You are witty.
    3. You seem to enjoy everything you do.

    • Katie Barton June 5, 2012 at 4:13 pm #

      What a fun comment! Thank you so much for your kind words!

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