Category Archives: Education

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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life lately // early april 2014

This is definitely the “crunch time”! Just two more weeks and I am┬ádone classes.┬áThat is just nuts. So there is lots on the go, lots to do, so much that I am pretty sure it will not all get done, … Continue reading

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hard work, on a plate

I’m so proud of my friend Mel and I just have to share it with you all! As some of you know, almost two years ago I began a program at the local community college, studying Graphic Design. (Read more … Continue reading

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work term confirmed: Colaisde na Gaidhlig

I am beyond thrilled to be able to tell you all that my work term (a five-week unpaid internship in April and May, that is part of my two-year Graphic Design diploma at NSCC) will be at an amazing local … Continue reading

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livestreaming a talk about Slow Money

Last night there was a talk in Sydney that sounded great. However, I really wanted to be at home after a long day at school. I love community events, yes, but like everyone, I have a limit on how much … Continue reading

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the laziest of the lazies

The snow is starting to pile up. I mean, technically it started to pile up when it started to fall, and when the plow came by the first time and made a small fortification across the foot of our driveway. … Continue reading

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four simple goals + one little word 2014

New Year’s Eve, as you no doubt are aware, is the time when a lot of people set goals or resolutions. It’s a natural turning point, a time to look back at the year behind us, and look ahead to … Continue reading

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making me happy // maestro fresh wes

Today at school, Wes Maestro Williams gave a talk! It was super cool. This is a Canadian rapper, actor and author, who has been around since 1989, with the hit “Let Your Backbone Slide.” He talked about how he never … Continue reading

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this week

I’ve been in “the cave” a week now. It’s good. Less Facebook (although, yes, you’ll still see me post some things, and pop up here and there – due to the fact that I run the “Dream Big” group on … Continue reading

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