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Catherine Novak
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This is awesome on so many levels, BvS.  But always make your external links open in a new window. 
As many of you know I am a serious BC History buff.   I love to read the old newspapers, the journals of the legislatures or just hang out in the BC Archives.   I have made a fascinating discovery about seven months ago.  In ...
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Some of those gestures reminded me a bit of Adam Savage. You definitely want to be more Adam than Jamie.  Just sayin'.
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I was trying to get a feel for where the borders of the screen came into play.
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The Clematis c. Gillian Cornwall - May, 2014 ...it's a virtue right? patience?  Once again I think I fall short of virtue. I can't even type the word without typing 'virture' instead." Morally good behaviour or chara...
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Mystery painting by Adams. Oil on canvas. 11x8.
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"¡Que Hermoso Trabajo!"... algún día podré pintar así...  solo sabiendo que puedo decidir hasta donde hay que dejar la obra... y que no parezca inconclusa...
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Mystery painting 11x8. Oil on canvas. Adams
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Is it electric??
 
Today we’re unwrapping the best holiday gift we could’ve imagined: the first real build of our self-driving vehicle prototype.  

The vehicle we unveiled in May (goo.gl/qDUtgq) was an early mockup—it didn’t even have real headlights! Since then, we’ve been working on different prototypes-of-prototypes, each designed to test different systems of a self-driving car—for example, the typical “car” parts like steering and braking, as well as the “self-driving” parts like the computer and sensors. We’ve now put all those systems together in this fully functional vehicle—our first complete prototype for fully autonomous driving.

We’re going to be spending the holidays zipping around our test track, and we hope to see you on the streets of Northern California in the new year.  Our safety drivers will continue to oversee the vehicle for a while longer, using temporary manual controls as needed while we continue to test and learn.  Happy holidays!
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Heading to a new career after 10 years at Monk
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James Curleigh shares his experience shepherding a brand beyond its original incarnation, helping Levi's claim not just market but closet share.
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  A miracle happened yesterday in our old town of Copan Ruinas: The 13 remaining children at Angelitos Felices orphanage were relocated to a much better organized, resourced and caring facility, Casita Copan.      It's a dre...
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Mystery painting II. Oil on canvas 20x16. D.I. Peter Lee
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I have one of his paintings as well. It was my parents so it dates back to at least the early 70's or mid 60's. Same style as yours 
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Lillooet hasn't changed all that much from then until now.  Beautiful photography, and thanks to Leona for giving names to some of the local faces.
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Communications and Marketing
Skills
communications, marketing, writing , social media, public relations, public speaking, graphic design,
Employment
  • Monk Office
    Marketing and Communications Coordinator, 2014 - present
  • Wordspring Writing Services
    words and web, 2004 - present
  • Go West Design Group
    words and web, 2010 - 2011
  • Netscribe Communications
    social media specialist, 2011 - 2012
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Marketing and Communications Coordinator at Monk Office, finishing up Master's at RRU, mom of hungry teenagers, dreamer, Quaker. Gryffindor
Introduction
I have one of the best jobs in town, and live in one of the best cities in the world.  That makes me pretty lucky. It's not often you find work that fits both your skills and your values, so I am very thankful to the good people of Monk Office that we have found each other and are doing great work together. 

I am the mother of three boys between 14 and 19.  They bring me bear hugs, steamed milk, XBox controllers strewn around the living room with the empty chip bags and juice glasses, loads of laundry, and great joy. Thanks to them, I now know a lot about ADHD, gifted education (or the lack of it), dyslexia and other processing disorders, and gaming. I'm a firm believer in neurodiversity.  And the benefits of Scouting.

I used to be religious. I still have my sense of wonder.
Bragging rights
I make a pretty awesome baking powder biscuit.
Education
  • Royal Roads University
    MA in Interdisciplinary Studies, combining Learning and Technology with Professional Communications, 2012 - present
  • University of Victoria
    English, Linguistics, 1981 - 1989
  • Okanagan Mission Secondary
    1981