About me

“My ideas usually come not at my desk writing but in the midst of living”

– Anaïs Nin –

photo by Nadine Fiedler

photo by Nadine Fiedler

Hello! My name is Katie Boehnlein (pronounced “Bane-line”). My current home is Ashland, OR where I am a teacher, writer, and student. Ashland is home to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and incredibly biodiverse Cascade Siskiyou National Monument…the perfect duet of art and nature. I am an urban-dwelling human seeking to find alivedness and wonder on every corner and alleyway. Here in Ashland, deer use the crosswalks, bears leave scat on mailboxes, and ravens are our alarm clocks.

Comments and suggestions are welcome. You can write to me through a comment on this blog or by email at: inthemidstblog [at] gmail [dot] com.

For more information about my published works you can visit my portfolio at: http://www.katieboehnlein.com

Note: all photography and words on this blog are created by me unless otherwise noted.


6 thoughts on “About me

  1. Hello!

    What a lovely “about me” section. I was just reading over your beautiful blog to get some inspiration for mine before I leave.

    You have a birthday coming up!

    Okay. . .love you!

  2. Hello Katie –
    Thank you for your thoughtful responses to my blog. I don’t get a lot of feedback, so it was very fun to see that someone read it and found it interesting.

    You write beautifully and I look forward to reading more of your work. Thanks again.

    • Lynn,
      I am so glad to have found your blog too! Thank you for your comment. I’m looking forward to reading more of your thoughts and seeing your photos. It’s always great to find fellow Portlanders and Portland lovers out in this blog-o-sphere 🙂

      Take care,

  3. Hi Katie. You write beautifully, and I love the way you describe places with such delight and wonder. Thanks for visiting my book blog via Mink River. I have a main blog, which is much more personal than yours–lately I’ve been ranting about politics!–but I occasionally write about my love for the Northwest as well. Glad to have found you!

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