The Girl Behind The Up Side

Hi my name is Kara! I’m a thirty-something Raleigh, NC resident. I was born in New York. I love photography, food, music, and I am a face mask enthusiast. I love a good book! I’ve recently gotten into plants. You can see more about me here: my brain story.

Writing has been something I liked doing for a while and it feels great doing it here on this blog! I love being able to share my passion with you. In March 2017, started The Up Side and it has been a wild ride since. So much learning and growing has been done since then and will continue to be done. Thank you for stopping by and I hope you stick around!

Kara Simone

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