My Stories

In 2019 I stared down the barrel of entreprenueurship. I am a photographer & social media consultant in Halifax, Nova Scotia. This blog tell the orgin of  Dandelion Digital. Hopefully along the way it will entertain you and maybe even teach you a thing or two. I welcome your comments, and encourage to follow my journey on social media. 

The Dialect of the Emoji

The Dialect of the Emoji

Are emoji's becoming a language of their own? They are a fun way to express ourselves on text message, and have also found their way into our social media profiles, and even content. But are they replaces our vocabulary, or becoming one of their own?  As a means to...

When Facebook Shrunk the World

When Facebook Shrunk the World

Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash I was an air force brat, and in 1988 my dad was posted (military jargon for moving with job transfer) from Ottawa to Germany. For the first year or so I kept in touch with friends "back home" with post cards, but that soon tired.  In...

The Calm Before the Storm

The Calm Before the Storm

Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia I am closer to retirement than college. I have always been busy. Three kids, a career, a business, volunteering, and juggling it all with a husband in the army who is away as much as he's home. And now, all the sudden, I don't even know. My...

How Ya Doin’ Bye

How Ya Doin’ Bye

Halifax Harbour from the Alderney Landing Ferry I have always loved Halifax. It is a beautiful city. The entire waterfront is a postcard waiting to be captured. That was my view as a tourist, and it was accurate. Now as a...

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