Tag Archives: business

street art as opposed to vandalism

So yesterday’s post sparked some comments, which is great, because that’s when I know what I’m doing is working! On Twitter, Matthew Ingraham and I had a bit of a back-and-forth. To my initial tweet sharing the blog post, he … Continue reading

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a celebration

Yesterday at the marina we had a little party. The occasion was that it was forty years since Charles Weaver began operating this business in Baddeck. He started it as “Baddeck Marine and Sports” and over the years it became … Continue reading

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roadsides

These days I’m … … a little under the weather with a head cold, but working anyway. …feeling like hibernating (possibly as a result of the head cold). …working a lot of long hours now that I am back from … Continue reading

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Protocase Part II: Q+A with Doug Milburn

Last week I posted a photo tour of Protocase, Inc, a Sydney-based manufacturer of custom electronics enclosures. This is a Q+A with the co-owner of that company, Doug Milburn. 1. What’s your age? Hmmm … I’m in my forties now.  … Continue reading

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The Easter Eggs of Cape Breton

There were eggs from all over! The main locations were Baddeck and the Sydney/North Sydney area, but there were also entries from St. Peter’s, Gabarus, Tarbot, and the Two Rivers Wildlife Park. (You can see all these pictures on the … Continue reading

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Dream Big Cape Breton and FINDERS KEEPERS Easter Contest!

Laura Moore of the FINDERS KEEPERS shop and I both love Easter, and springtime in general. So we teamed up to have a fun contest here on the Dream Big Cape Breton blog! To enter: snap a picture of an … Continue reading

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Youth Social Enterprise Boot Camp – A Kickass Time

Friday night: I was scared, a bit. Unsure of what this whole weekend was going to be like, and nervous to do my speech. I was trying to be kind and open, meet new people, get over my fears, and … Continue reading

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