What do you love most about what you do?
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Caroline MacGillivray is our Fearless Female Friday feature this week and for good reason. She is the Executive Director and Founder of Beauty Night Society. Beauty Night builds self esteem and changes lives of women and youth living in poverty through 3 streams of programming: wellness, life skills development and makeovers. They operate out of a number of locations with the help of a network of community partners. She has an impressive board of directors that support the organization in delivering innovative and meaningful programming. Caroline was kind enough to take time from her busy schedule to chat about what she’s been doing and how people can get involved. Continue Reading
How many times have you sent your partner to the store and left something off the list? How often have you arrived at the store and were unsure if you had enough milk left in the fridge for morning coffee? Have you faced the challenge of trying to line up everyone in the house’s schedule? Do you lose track of when leftovers should be tossed or when the condiments are going to expire until you go to use them and they are bad? Continue Reading
One of the things about condo life is that if you leave anything out “free to good home” someone inevitably takes it. Or so we thought. This piece of urban wisdom ultimately failed when someone in our building moved out and left behind a large chair. We are assuming that’s what happened, as there were other large pieces left behind in the parking lot around the same time a moving truck was loaded and this armchair appeared on the lawn in front of our unit. The spontaneous and coincidental arrival of furniture at the same time would be unlikely but not completely outside the realm of possibilities. At any rate, a reasonably nice black arm chair was gingerly placed on the lawn between the garden and the sidewalk in hopes some one would re-home it. At minimum, we figured the strata would get irritated and have it moved for being unsightly (even though it was really quite lovely in its time.) After receiving a photo of our broom on our front porch as a notice of violation, we were sure an entire piece of furniture wasn’t going to get a pass for sullying the facade of our decadent building in an up and coming neighbourhood currently enjoying a renaissance. Continue Reading
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