Category Archives: Work

money money money, must be funny

So I keep thinking to myself, “I really want to write a post about money. And about not having any. And how much that sucks, how much it messes with your head in a culture that loves to sell things … Continue reading

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a cape breton valentine

With a post title like that, I bet you were expecting tartan or fiddles, weren’t you?! LOL. My dear friend Adèle LeBlanc of Margaree sent me a sweet Valentine (above) and I thought I’d share it with you all. This … Continue reading

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work term confirmed: Colaisde na Gaidhlig

I am beyond thrilled to be able to tell you all that my work term (a five-week unpaid internship in April and May, that is part of my two-year Graphic Design diploma at NSCC) will be at an amazing local … Continue reading

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risk takers: jenni welsh

I’m starting a new interview series on the blog. I’m feeling “poised” these days, on the edge of whatever will come after I graduate in the spring from my two-year design program at NSCC. (A job? Where? My own business? … Continue reading

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the important thing

Yesterday I was standing in line at the Super Store. It was a long line so I resisted the urge to take out my phone (because really, I don’t need to check Facebook and Twitter a hundred times a day, … Continue reading

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book launch + office thoughts

Basically… it was really fun. I got asked to sign a bunch of books. I got to eat some delicious treats. My boyfriend and his family came out to the library on a weeknight to listen to people reading stories (you may not … Continue reading

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Doktor Luke’s + a new friend

On Saturday I had a good reason to seek out a coffee – my friend and fellow blogger, Scott McKinney, was on the island! I had never met Scott in person, and he was visiting from his native Minnesota, to … Continue reading

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