Category Archives: Women + kids

i get tired too!

Last night I was heating up leftovers for our supper. I said to Adam, “Sometimes I want us to have kids, but other times I’m really, really glad we don’t. This is one of those times.” “Why?” He said, likely … Continue reading

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a visit to Big Hill Pottery

When I was a kid, my family was close friends with another ‘come from away’ family in the area, the Hendersons. Over my childhood and teenage years I spent a lot of time at Big Hill, with one of their … Continue reading

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gold + honey: international women’s day

Yesterday I stayed at school until 5, then went across the road to Flavor 19, where the Cape Breton Small Business Development Centre was hosting a Women in Business dinner and trade show, for International Women’s Day. As part of … Continue reading

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risk takers: Hailey Isadore

I’ve started a new interview series 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 the spring from my two-year design program at NSCC. (Will … Continue reading

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risk takers: jenni welsh

I’m starting a new interview series on the blog. I’m feeling “poised” these days, on the edge of whatever will come after I graduate in the spring from my two-year design program at NSCC. (A job? Where? My own business? … Continue reading

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the important thing

Yesterday I was standing in line at the Super Store. It was a long line so I resisted the urge to take out my phone (because really, I don’t need to check Facebook and Twitter a hundred times a day, … 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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Lobsterfisherwoman: Armenia “Amy” MacInnis

Name:  Armenia MacInnis Age: 31 Hometown:  Breton Cove When did you start lobster fishing?  I started lobster fishing about ten years ago when my dad needed some extra hands and I needed a job,  then six years ago I bought my … Continue reading

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what Patsy MacKinnon taught me

Yesterday some of my classmates and I went to visit Patsy MacKinnon in her studio in New Waterford. My instructor Heather Kennedy MacIsaac arranged it for us as part of the third semester, this little short bit on the end. … Continue reading

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Differences

I think the urge to poke fun at someone with a difference from me – as slight as a mild difference in accent, or as drastic as someone who lives with a completely different experience of gender than I do … Continue reading

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