Tag Archives: Cape Breton

multitude monday / july 14

My friend and former design 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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quick post Friday / july 11

Over at the Share That You Care Facebook page, today I shared a graphic that I made using coloured pencils (and Photoshop too, afterwards). Above here is a pic I snapped last night while I was working on it, which … 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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berries and a beach

Yesterday I spent the morning doing some cleaning in the house. (And, some thinking about cleaning, it’s frustrations and the joy of having it done, too. Mulling stuff for a post down the road.) Then it was time to get … 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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30walks: White Point

Last week I drove down to Ingonish and Neil’s Harbour. I stopped in Ingonish at Salty Rose’s and then in Neil’s Harbour to visit a friend who is in the nursing home there. Those were the main reasons for my … Continue reading

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hungry for some change, a beach

Today I find myself thinking about hunger. Not the issue of having enough to eat, which surely has lots to think about, but the feeling of craving a thing. For example, I’ve been so hungry for the Highlands lately. For their saturated-with-rain, … Continue reading

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project process // hand-lettering part 3

Back in February of this year I started on an independent project for school, learning some hand-lettering. I’m a huge fan of Mary Kate McDevitt’s work and wanted to learn some of the techniques of the beautiful art of letters, so I signed up for her Skillshare … Continue reading

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just keepin’ it real

Today I don’t really have much in terms of a post, but I’m going to jot a few words down anyway, because I do want to post something. I guess it’s for the sake of “keepin’ it real”? Cuz, that’s a thing, right? … Continue reading

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five things I’ve learned from: completing a diploma at NSCC

On Saturday I wore a black and white academic gown and I crossed the stage and got my diploma. I think a big “huzzah” is in order, so: HUZZAH!!! Two years ago I decided to return to school and work … Continue reading

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