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13 Jan, 2005

An unexpected turn on the career track

Posted by andrea in: Misc. life

Those of you who know me, know how much I love photography. It hasn’t always been this way. I have always liked taking pictures. I was the kid who brought her Kodak Disk camera with her to summer camp. I was the university student who brought her camera to parties. I was the one who decided to take a photo of every individual in our graduating class and produce a yearbook (no, it didn’t actually happen.) I was the one who was taking photos of a pineapple in the snow this morning. (Don’t ask.)

The camera is a digital one now. If our house was on fire, the camera is one of few things that I’d risk smoke inhalation and multi-degree burns to save. (Although the children, my art card collection and my CPU would come first of course.)

Tomorrow morning I have an interview with a local newspaper about some possible photography work. I am so excited I feel like I’m splitting at the seams.

I ask you, I beg you Internet world, to send me good vibes at exactly 11:00 am EST … at which point I’ll be doing my best not to spill my latte on myself, or come off sounding like a big dork. :) :)

I’ll update again tomorrow and let you know how it went. Wish me luck!

3 Responses to "An unexpected turn on the career track"

1 | Melissa

January 13th, 2005 at 8:32 pm


oooooh! Good Luck!!!! And you never sound like a big dork. Which paper? I can’t remember what the local paper is there….westboro news?


2 | Robin

January 13th, 2005 at 11:33 pm


Sending you great big luck from the gigantic state of texas!

3 | melissa

January 14th, 2005 at 8:47 pm


How did it go? Enquiring minds want to know!

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My name is Andrea and I live in the Westboro area of Ottawa with my husband Mark and our dog Piper who is kind of a big deal on Instagram. We also have two human daughters: Emma (20) and Sarah (18). During the day I work as a writer at The Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre. I am a longtime Ottawa blogger and I've occupied this little corner of the WWW since 1999. The Fishbowl is my whiteboard, water cooler, and journal, all rolled into one. I'm passionate about healthy living, arts and culture, family travel, great gear, good food, and sharing the best of Ottawa for families. I also love vegetables, photography, gadgets, and great design.

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