Category Archives: Work

five things i learned from: a hackathon

I’m interrupting the “Photo A Day” series to bring you some radness!! So remember a week and a half ago when I told you all about the Marcato Hackathon and how I was going to enter it? Well, I did … Continue reading

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hack it!

I’m going to Build Something Awesome! At least, I’m going to try. I’m absolutely¬†not a developer, but I¬†am a designer, and I’ve been dipping my toes in the development “pool” lately, at work, learning some PHP for a database project. … Continue reading

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Q+A with Emily Chafe and Steve Rankin

1. Name, age, where you live? Emily Chafe, 27, Glencoe. Steve Rankin, 30, Glencoe. 2. CB born and raised? Or recent transplants? (And however much biographical info you feel like giving.) I (Emily) was raised in Port Hawkesbury and Steve … Continue reading

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the rainbow keyboard

I get a lot of comments on my rainbow keyboard so I thought I would share a little bit about it. Basically, back in May I saw rainbow decals on a Mac keyboard, on a blog called The Dainty Squid. … Continue reading

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sunlight on a tile floor

When the day is too full with other things to write a long blog post, at least there are always pictures! Above from top: the front entrance of the Horizon Achievement Centre, as I was leaving yesterday, a tree I … Continue reading

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A day with Rhonda: Cape Breton Miners’ Museum + more in Glace Bay

This past winter I got an email from a lady in California who was thinking of coming to Cape Breton. She had found my blog by Googling “Cape Breton,” found the blog interesting, and wondered if I could help her … 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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