Category Archives: Community

Risk Takers / Denise Arsenault

I’ve started a new interview series here on the blog, called “Risk Takers.” The reason is that I’m feeling “poised” these days, on the edge of whatever will come after I graduate in June from my two-year design program at NSCC. (I’m … Continue reading

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multitude monday / may 5

My friend and classmate Katie MacLennan writes a great blog called Polka Dot Soup. On it she writes a post some Mondays called “Multitude Monday.” About the feature, she writes, “Mondays are about documenting the little (or big!) things in life that make … Continue reading

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links loved: the Gaidhlig edition

Well, after spending one full work week at Colaisde Na Gaidhlig / The Gaelic College, I’m hooked on the Celtic culture! I suppose one can’t help it, being surrounded by it. The place is so lively! Margie’s office, where I … Continue reading

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work term is great, and the time is flying

The last two days have flown by. Seriously, I am not quite sure where they went, so it’s good that I have photographic evidence! Because I’m just not happy when I’m not blogging, I decided to write this quick post just after supper … Continue reading

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links loved: the conference edition

Oh man, there was SO MUCH to take in at the Creative Economy Conference! (It even made me feel a little “hungover,” as I wrote about yesterday.) I was just blown away. I scribbled lots of things in my notebook, … Continue reading

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“conferencing”

Anyone who knows me or who has seen me in public will tell you I don’t mind showing my excitement about things. I forget this truth about myself, until I’m in a big public meeting and then re-realize it around … Continue reading

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a bit on job-searching

Back in January when I set my “four simple goals”, I was really gung-ho and thought for sure I could have a job lined up for post-graduation by April. Ha ha ha. Ha ha. I did line up my work term in January, and then … Continue reading

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