Category Archives: Education

“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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into the cave

Last week my teacher, Heather Kennedy MacIsaac, decided to ‘treat’ us in her Design Culture class. We spend so much time on the computer, either researching, or editing, that it’s a real joy to bust out the art supplies and … Continue reading

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