Tag Archives: Cape Breton


Anyone who knows me or who has seen me in public will tell you I don’t mind showing my excitement about things. I forget this truth about myself, until I’m in a big public meeting and then re-realize it around … Continue reading

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a bit on job-searching

Back in January when I set my “four simple goals”, I was really gung-ho and thought for sure I could have a job lined up for post-graduation by April. Ha ha ha. Ha ha. I did line up my work term in January, and then … Continue reading

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life lately // early april 2014

This is definitely the “crunch time”! Just two more weeks and I am done classes. That is just nuts. So there is lots on the go, lots to do, so much that I am pretty sure it will not all get done, … Continue reading

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what if // 1

(Feel free to think I’m bonkers. I do, half the time!) The background: On the weekend I went to a “Laughing yoga” class at the Green Lotus Studio in Sydney, because I’d heard that laughter is super good for you, … 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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thoughts from the storm

    The big three-day storm we just had knocked me for a loop! That, and the fact that I was sick with a cold all during it, too. And, the fact that classes at school end in three weeks… that … Continue reading

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multitude monday / mar 24

My friend and 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 oh-so-happy. Let’s make Mondays … Continue reading

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happiness is a frozen lake

A few days ago, my friend Jocelyn Bethune posted some wonderful photos on her Facebook wall, that Simone Carmichael had taken. I shared one of them in the Dream Big Facebook group, and after that Jocelyn wrote to me to … Continue reading

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hard work, on a plate

I’m so proud of my friend Mel and I just have to share it with you all! As some of you know, almost two years ago I began a program at the local community college, studying Graphic Design. (Read more … Continue reading

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colour week next week (play along!)

Next week, Monday through Friday, I’m going to do a “colour week” here on the blog. What the heck is a colour week? Each day of the week will be dedicated to a different colour. I’ll seek out things in that … Continue reading

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