Category Archives: Work

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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work term is great, and the time is flying

The last two days have flown by. Seriously, I am not quite sure where they went, so it’s good that I have photographic evidence! Because I’m just not happy when I’m not blogging, I decided to write this quick post just after supper … Continue reading

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around here: that “lived in” look

Earlier this week on a picture that Elise Blaha Cripe posted on Instagram, someone commented about her messy room by saying, “I love the ‘lived in’ look,” and it made me giggle a bit. Because that’s the only “look” around here! … Continue reading

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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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