Category Archives: Active living

the umbrella solution

Yesterday after work I was thinking about how I want to walk on my lunch break. These last few days have been on-and-off rain, and so when I go out at noon it’s a 50-50 chance I’ll get rained on. … Continue reading

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links loved / aug 16

It’s Saturday! For me that means spending some time off and “going where the wind takes me,” as my friend Alyce said the other day. Even if the wind just takes me around my house and garden in a random … Continue reading

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blueberries and branding

Yesterday I attended a workshop in Sydney. It was put on by the Community Sector Council of Nova Scotia, which is a great organization that supports the non-profit sector in the province. Their website is really well done – check … Continue reading

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stretching and flexing

Yesterday I went to yoga. I hadn’t been there in two or three weeks. Summer’s been busy, I’d been lazy, or just needing a break from weekly yoga, and it was a little hard to convince myself to get my … Continue reading

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getting out for a bit of air

Yesterday I worked in my office at home, all morning and part of the afternoon. I pretty much always have a few freelance projects on the go, and I wanted to get a nice chunk of work done on them … Continue reading

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multitude monday / july 28

My friend and former design classmate Katie MacLennan writes a great blog called Polka Dot Soup. On it she writes a post some Mondays called “Multitude Monday.”   She writes, “Mondays are about documenting the little (or big!) things in life that make me oh-so-happy. Let’s … Continue reading

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A day with Rhonda: Cape Breton Miners’ Museum + more in Glace Bay

This past winter I got an email from a lady in California who was thinking of coming to Cape Breton. She had found my blog by Googling “Cape Breton,” found the blog interesting, and wondered if I could help her … Continue reading

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four new goals

It’s past the middle of the year now and I’m ready to ditch my first four simple goals and call them done. And, I’m ready to make four new goals! First, an catch-up and an update: Catch-up: This is the post … Continue reading

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30walks: White Point

Last week I drove down to Ingonish and Neil’s Harbour. I stopped in Ingonish at Salty Rose’s and then in Neil’s Harbour to visit a friend who is in the nursing home there. Those were the main reasons for my … Continue reading

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life lately / june 19

It’s a super rad life, lately! A trip to St. Ann’s to hang out with my bro, some stuff happening on the job front that I can’t wait to share with y’all (soon!), getting back in the habit of getting a massage, … Continue reading

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