I Want to Run.

I never wanted to run away as a kid, I guess this is how you know that you had a wonderful childhood, wonderful parents, wonderful family, wonderful friends in a wonderful little town quietly tucked away from the rest of the not so wonderful world. I was fed, I was clothed (not without a fight …

A Great Year For Life.

Almost titled: What it was like to be an artist for Kaitlyn Jo Smith in 2016.. Here it is, the comprehensive, everything I've done in 2016 blog post, more for my reference than yours. It seems like just last week I was writing 2015's post and as predicted 2016 was a year of intense growth and …

We Were Free.

Three months and three thousand miles later, here is my Colorado diary. We take on our roles, as driver, as passenger, as navigator and sandwich artist. We pick a spot on the map, fill up our tanks and drive off into the sunset. That week I was the driver, maneuvering my mother's silver Corolla half …

Ready to Run.

I have a restless soul, prone to wander and ready to run. I crave adventure: road trips, tent camping and climbing mountains. This is a huge part of who I am; this is a huge part of why I am an artist not a business woman or a factory worker. Monotony kills my creative spirit; …