Category Archives: Work

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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storefront dreaming

The more I think about it, the more I realize I was made to go into business. I mean, some guys and gals drive by houses for sale and dream about decorating the home, doing the garden, et cetera. I … Continue reading

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money money money, must be funny

So I keep thinking to myself, “I really want to write a post about money. And about not having any. And how much that sucks, how much it messes with your head in a culture that loves to sell things … Continue reading

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a cape breton valentine

With a post title like that, I bet you were expecting tartan or fiddles, weren’t you?! LOL. My dear friend Adèle LeBlanc of Margaree sent me a sweet Valentine (above) and I thought I’d share it with you all. This … 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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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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book launch + office thoughts

 Basically… it was really fun. I got asked to sign a bunch of books. I got to eat some delicious treats. My boyfriend and his family came out to the library on a weeknight to listen to people reading stories (you may not … Continue reading

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