This spring, I had the privilege to tour the new 100 Masters: Only in Canada exhibit at the WAG before any of the public. And what an exhibit it is! I’ve seen many collections at the gallery, but this is by far the greatest one. So many amazing masterpieces in one place. There’s pieces by Monet, Van … [Read more]
This week, my coworker and I got drenched in art as we drove through a downpour to attend the “Mug Shot” media event put on by the wonderful and welcoming artists that participate in the WAVE Artist’s Studio Tour. The event was at Alan Lacovetsky’s rustic and well-loved pottery studio near Stonewall, Manitoba.
We’re having a heat wave! Summer in Winnipeg is extraordinarily hot right now. It’s tough to just sit outside without disintegrating into a pile of overheated goo. That’s why I’m super pumped to go to my sister’s cabin for the weekend. She’s invited all our girlfriends out for sun, fun, bellinis and pool lounging! I’m … [Read more]
Oh my god! I just quit my job! Ok, now that the histrionics are over… Yes, I handed in my resignation on Monday and I am leaving Investors Group at the end of next week. It’s hard to believe, but I’ve been with IG for over 10 years. I’m going to miss the people I … [Read more]
I gave my first presentation to the web team today. It was on writing effectively for the web. I probably should have prepared more, but I think it went well overall. And did I ever speak fast! Must have had some nerves, which is strange since I’m a bit of a talker (understatement) and speaking … [Read more]
I’m such a procrastinator! I’ve known for a month that I have to give a presentation to the web team and I am just sitting down now to figure out what to present! Actually, I guess I’m blogging instead. Not good. Tomorrow should be interesting. Basement update: The poly is on the walls in the … [Read more]
Very little blogging going on lately. I guess that’s what happens when you get back to work after an absence; no time for the fun stuff. In the festive spirit of Friday, and to tease my coworkers (good times!), here is a classic shot of some webbies working hard(ly) on our news bulletins. I hope … [Read more]