If you have ever worked in northern Alberta, you are probably familiar with camp, in relation to work in the oil sands. For all you other folks, it’s not hiking and camping in the forest with a fire and some s’mores. I had heard some (horror) stories in the past, and was a little hesitant … Read More Joys at camp?
If you’ve been in the field with me, you’ll have noticed 2 things: (1) I dislike sandwiches, and (2) I have a justifiable fear that my photos will be blurry. Enter Lytro and Kanz for making my day, and hopefully the rest of my career! Lytro is coming out with a camera that allows you … Read More Double wishlist Monday
It appears my blog posts haven’t been as regular as I’d like… but that is good news because it means I’m busy. Definitely good news for an entrepreneur. But being a sole business owner also means late nights and long work days. Coffee is a necessity. Along comes Conde Nast Traveller on my Twitter feed … Read More Coffee makes the world go round
A good number of business owners around the world will tell you the importance of corporate social responsibility. They believe in giving back. After all, why be greedy? Share. TOMS is a shoe company that had this concept in mind before it even began. Blake Mycoskie decided from the onset that every pair of shoes … Read More Have you got your Toms?
OK, so you didn’t get raptured and the world didn’t end. Now what? How about a little attitude adjustment? Thanks to swissmiss (yet again), here is a website worth looking at: workisnotajob. It is a concept and design studio, and not only do I enjoy their work, I love their attitude towards work and life. … Read More Fall in love with your work
Now THIS is a dream come true. The Indiana Jones series has inspired hundreds, if not thousands, of archaeologists, and has brought archaeology successfully into the mainstream as something interesting and worth saving… and now there is a travelling exhibit about it! Not only will there be props from the movies, there will be examples … Read More Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology