Category Archives: Women + kids

into the cave

Last week my teacher, Heather Kennedy MacIsaac, decided to ‘treat’ us in her Design Culture class. We spend so much time on the computer, either researching, or editing, that it’s a real joy to bust out the art supplies and … Continue reading

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Lobsterfisherwoman: Armenia “Amy” MacInnis

Name:  Armenia MacInnis Age: 31 Hometown:  Breton Cove When did you start lobster fishing?  I started lobster fishing about ten years ago when my dad needed some extra hands and I needed a job,  then six years ago I bought my … Continue reading

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what Patsy MacKinnon taught me

Yesterday some of my classmates and I went to visit Patsy MacKinnon in her studio in New Waterford. My instructor Heather Kennedy MacIsaac arranged it for us as part of the third semester, this little short bit on the end. … Continue reading

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Differences

I think the urge to poke fun at someone with a difference from me – as slight as a mild difference in accent, or as drastic as someone who lives with a completely different experience of gender than I do … Continue reading

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Erin the Librarian: The Frugal Baby

Everyone says “Kids are expensive” and “babies require so much stuff!” My partner Brian and I tried to argue against these statements before our child was born – “Nonsense,” we’d say, “Babies aren’t that expensive.” But there is a truth … Continue reading

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fall pictures (courtesy of Morwenna)

Remember Morwenna Hancock? I interviewed her at the very start of this project, or thereabouts. She happens to be an amateur photographer, and the other day on Facebook I caught a glimpse of some thumbnails of her work. They’re so … Continue reading

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Hannah Goes West: …And There Goes Ontario!

I’m so happy to have Hannah MacDonald here on the blog as a guest writer. This is the second in a series she’s writing about her move “Out West”. The first piece is here.  Although I am almost settled here … Continue reading

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