New computer - woe is me...I have to figure it out...I can't upload photos, I can't scan, grrrrrrr.......
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Too busy to share much until the end of the month, but I can share some photos
See community design for more information on my portfolio design as it evolves. I'm buying a new computer later this week, so it may take awhile to figure out and upload!
If it takes a village to raise a child, how much does it cost to pay off
citizens (including politicians, teachers, and even parents) to support
actions against a child's best interest?
The flyer distributed in Halifax schools to promote the Christmas tree lighting event.
Comment posted by Coast blog reader Bill regarding the insanity related to the event organized around the HRM Christmas Tree Lighting:
"WE paid for their advertising? WTF?..."
Image Source: www.thecoast.ca/blogs/RealityBites/
First off, let me state for the record that I've watched and enjoyed two Shrek movies. This is NOT about a movie or a movie character. This is about commercial insanity. This is about a city council that has lost its vision of a city for the people, by the people and of the people. While I was writing a community design take-home exam absurdity soared to new heights (again behind closed doors) in HRM chambers. What message is council sending us exactly?
A. We can't have an Oval without advertising, but we will spend our tax dollars paying huge corporations with zero interest in Halifax or its children in order to advertise FOR them, or;
B. You fill in this blank:
Please consider the following quote posted by an Anonymous source on-line:
You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make him drink... unless you hold his head under and suck it out his ass. "
[except, in Cape Breton, we'd call it his 'arse']
And everyone knows exactly what I'm saying. Something smells in this town and it's not just sewage.
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Let this serve as a reminder to myself that my holidays are over and it's time to renew my commitment to writing.
Fortunately, according to one of my new profs, becoming a better copy editor & preparing to write the Editors' Association exams will make me a better writer of my own material...
To the writerlies:
Now that I'm officially in the copy editing course and have my final schedule, I'll be sending out a new schedule for our 2012 meetings this weekend.
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