I love Canada, and yet... we have so far to go.
3. Life is short.
4. A picture is worth a thousand words but a single caption can skew perspective and incite passion. Things are taken out of context and made the current issue.
My husband jokingly issued me a challenge a little over 6 weeks ago: Could I give up my smart phone for lent?
Motherhood is the most difficult thing I've ever done. There is no possible way to fully prepare for the worry, fear, joy, pain and love that consumes the heart. No matter what you think it will be like, you will be wrong, and it's not a bad thing.
Side Note: I'm taking part in the Writing101 challenge, which means this is a break in what I usually post. Day 13's challenge relates to Day 4's Post: On day 4, you wrote a post about losing something. Today, write about finding something. Today’s twist: if you wrote day four’s post as the first in a series, …
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side note: I'm taking part in the Writing101 challenge, which means this is a break in what I usually post. Day 6's challenge is to: Today, write a post focusing on one — or more — of the people that have recently entered your life, and tell us how your narratives intersected. Today’s twist: Turn your …
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Side Note: I'm taking part in the Writing101 challenge, which means this is a break in what I usually post. Day 4's challenge is to: Write about a loss: something (or someone) that was part of your life, and isn’t any more. Today’s twist: Make today’s post the first in a three-post series. Since I've …
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I don't run into it much, but there are still gender-bias and stereotypes in architecture. Sometimes it's from an employer (mine is not like that at all), sometimes it's from the guys on a construction site and sometimes, it's from the client. I didn't expect to find gender-bias in the design of a high-tech fertility clinic …
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Hi Everyone! I'm over at Wordsmith Studio today, Refocusing my Social Media Presence. I hope you will check it out with me!
I can't be there in Sochi, but I was in Vancouver in 2010, when we won the gold medal in men's hockey. It looked something like this: And then, people tried to repeat the game winning goal in the streets like this: Thank you Team Canada, you made us proud. Go Canada Go!
There have been some interesting articles I've seen posted online lately, pertaining to health care. 1. Hospital Faucets Pose Infection Risk Healthcare Design Magazine recently posted an article linked to a study illustrating aerators in hospital faucets increase microbes by 10 times. This reminds me of an article I saw in the Toronto Star in …
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Hi Everyone! I've got a post on Niche Social Media over at Wordsmith Studio today. I hope you'll take a look and let me know which Niche Social Media networks you use to build your platform. Check it out: Niche Social Media: Helping You Network | Wordsmith Studio.
Last week I went to Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, for the first time for a work project, which I won't write about just yet. While my first trip there was only for 4 nights, I was blown away by the friendliness of this small town city. It wasn't as cold as it could get for the …
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Hi Everyone! I wrote about some productive procrastination tools for NaNoWriMo over on the Wordsmith Studio Site. I hope you'll take a peak and let me know what other tools you use for productive procrastination. Have a great day!