Category Archives: Jobs

my new job, so far + thoughts on scheduling

Two weeks ago I started my new job at the Horizon Achievement Centre in Sydney. And of course, ever since then I’ve been thinking, “I must blog about this!” But, I’m still not sure what I want to say. I … Continue reading

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my new job! at Horizon Achievement Centre

So I can finally! tell you all! about this new job! Can you tell I’m excited? Yeah. Just a little bit. I’ll lay off the exclamation points from here on out, I promise. Especially since I think I used my … Continue reading

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jobs, plants, breathe, repeat

So, here I am, still here, just on the other side of some things! School being the main one. Classes have been over for a month, and as of this past Friday, my five-week work term at the Gaelic College is … Continue reading

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four simple goals // figure out the next step

Back in January I got feeling rather ambitious and I set out four simple goals for myself for this year. They were: use my sketchbook more, plant a garden, move every day, and ‘figure out the next step’. My intention was … Continue reading

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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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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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multitude monday

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.” She writes, “Mondays are about documenting the little (or big!) things in life that make me … Continue reading

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a celebration

Yesterday at the marina we had a little party. The occasion was that it was forty years since Charles Weaver began operating this business in Baddeck. He started it as “Baddeck Marine and Sports” and over the years it became … Continue reading

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what’s going on at the Bell Museum?

The other day I received an anonymous email that had been forwarded to a number of people. It began: We are a group of concerned citizens – residents and business owners in Baddeck and area. We want to make everyone aware … Continue reading

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Going back to school at 28

Next week I’ll be going back to school. I’m 28, and the last time I was in a classroom was early 2007. I left university in my third year of a Bachelor of Arts degree. At the time, I didn’t … Continue reading

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