Tag Archives: Cape Breton

“Green With Envy” Family Hair Salon

It feels a bit like cheating on my longtime hairdresser to see another one, but I really wanted to check out this new business in Sydney! I had met Ann and Chris, the proprietors, at the Women in Business dinner … Continue reading

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power in numbers: 100 women who care CBRM

Last night I drove over to Sydney around 5 PM, and drove to the end of Esplanade to the Victoria Park buildings. I parked and went inside to register. I was there for the first meeting of a group called “100 … Continue reading

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jobs, plants, breathe, repeat

So, here I am, still here, just on the other side of some things! School being the main one. Classes have been over for a month, and as of this past Friday, my five-week work term at the Gaelic College is … Continue reading

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CBC Cape Breton is too important to cut!

  This is my little radio, in its place of honour on the windowsill above the sink, this morning, broadcasting true Cape Breton content as I drink my coffee and make my breakfast. CBC Cape Breton, through its hard-working reporters … Continue reading

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and all that jazz!

Sometimes on a Wednesday night a girl just needs to go to fabulous, sparkly musical! After my workday at the Gaelic College ended up at 4:30, I hopped into my car and drove over Kelly’s Mountain, across to Sydney, picked … Continue reading

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links loved / may 24

Inspired by Elise Blaha Cripe’s series “weekend links,” each Saturday I post a list of fun things like articles, blog posts by others, and goodies that I got a kick out of, and I hope you will too. Spread the … Continue reading

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life lately / may 23

  Whew, it’s Friday again. How does that happen!? Between lots of good stuff going on at my work term at the Gaelic College, and attending the Ideas Youth event on Wednesday, and having a job interview yesterday (yay! I’ll keep you … Continue reading

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