What is the Best White Elephant Gift?

Do you know what a white elephant is?

A white elephant is something you’d like to get rid of, its not useful and usually too expensive to use or keep. People sometimes have white elephant gift exchanges, like re-gifting, presents they have been given and would like to get rid of, graciously. The idea is to try finding someone who will love, or at least like, the extravagant, and not useful to most people, gift.… Read the rest

Canadian Writer Links from the old dmoz



APN is a non-profit, provincial arts service organization and registered charity dedicated to fostering playwriting in Alberta.



Events, membership details, newsletter, and subscription information. Based in Calgary, Alberta.



Formed in 2010. Located in Vancouver, BC.



A not for profit organization governed by a volunteer board and executive team.
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Your Business Does Not Need a Blog

Most businesses need to reconsider keeping a blog for something which would work better for consumers and take less time and energy for the business to maintain.

Why Develop a Blog When a Static Page Will Do?

I was reading a post which encourages businesses to have a blog, as if that is all they need to do.

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Sentimental Things to Sign on Christmas Cards

After the first couple of Christmas cards you write it gets harder to find something different to say in each one. You can write a bit of news, a bit of something happening but you still need that bit to transition from the news to the part when you sign your name. Here are some to keep you going:

  • Enjoy the Holidays, the calories will count themselves.
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Visual Merchandising: Window Display Artist

I like to look at interesting jobs in the arts/ crafts area. So many unique and interesting jobs we just never hear about or never stop to think that someone actually does that and gets paid for it!

Have you thought about being the person who creates window displays before? I have. Even back in high school I considered it as a career option.… Read the rest

Christmas Present Forgotten

Everyone is unwrapping presents. Lot of relatives came this year… how nice. You didn’t get presents for this many people. Most of them don’t seem to be worried about it. Only Aunt Bertie seems miffed. She deliberately sits next to you and asks… “So, what did you get your Great Aunt Bertie for Christmas this year?”… Read the rest

You Too Could Do The Inkblot Test

You Are Driven and Focused

You view people with optimism. You have many meaningful relationships in your life.
You had more conflict with your father than your mother. Your relationship with him was healthy but challenging.

You deal with stress in a fairly normal way. Stress presents a struggle for you, but you’re usually able to neutralize your emotions.

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Because My Nose is Cold…

You refuse to let the holidays be stressful. They should only be about fun.The holidays truly make you feel like a kid again.And you believe it’s your job to make everyone else feel like a kid too!Of all the types, you’re the most likely to give someone a gift early… because you can’t wait.You’re also the most likely to wrap your presents quickly – or not at all.… Read the rest