Category Archives: Day to Day Life

true grit

  Last week one of my instructors, Brian Geary, brought our design class over to CBU’s art gallery. (It’s a five minute walk from the NSCC campus.) We went over to see the show currently in the gallery, “True Grit: … Continue reading

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morning routine

  Now that I’m back in North Sydney full time, and back to school, which doesn’t start til 9:30, I have a new morning routine. I love it. I wake up when Adam does (6 am), then make us both … Continue reading

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life lately

Learning design again every day and I love it! (Click here to read my post from this time last year about going back to school at age 28. Well, I’m 29 now and I’m going into my second year, and … Continue reading

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design i saw / BC trip

As a graphic design student, I’m constantly thinking about the way things look, and the way they could look, in terms of layout, typefaces, colour, logos, etc. That means that I’m hyper aware of all the design around me in everyday … Continue reading

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love and mountains and puppies, oh my!

Lessons learned this trip: When one of your best friends is getting married on the other side of the country, it is definitely worth it to go, even if it’s only for three days, and even if it depletes your … Continue reading

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amazing trip for so many reasons

I’m back home after a whirlwind trip to British Columbia for a friend’s wedding. It was so freaking amazing!! (No, I did not do my hair myself. And those are not my feet in those roller skates.) I’ll post more soon … Continue reading

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*For a long time I thought “orientate” was a made-up word, the kind of goofy bureaucratic language some folks use. But no, it is in the dictionary. Yesterday was my last day at the marina. I worked til noon, then … Continue reading

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