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Archive for December, 2010

Departments Celebrate the Festive Season

Holiday Party Invitation

We have all seen evidence of holiday merriment in our departments – from plates of cookies to festooned offices.

We checked in with a few groups to see what their team was up to.

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Last Minute Gift Shopping at the Bookstore!

Have some last minute shopping to do? Check out the Bookstore for special sales happening each day till December 24.

Bookstore Sales Calendar for December

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By Chef Mark Steele

Gingerbread MenThe oldest and most loved recipe that exists in my family’s recipe vault is gingerbread. I’ve been eating (and baking) these cookies since I can remember, and it is the standard by which I judge all other gingerbread. I have since learned that gingerbread comes in all shapes, sizes, textures, firmness, etc, but in my mind, nothing can touch my grandmother’s recipe.

In my household, gingerbread is a year round favorite. We don’t wait for the holidays to break out the cloves, ginger and molasses. In fact, my five year old son has already mastered the art of cutting out gingerbread men, and as soon as they’re baked, eating all of their heads off!  But Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a few tins of gingerbread on hand to share with friends and neighbors.

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By Sheree Anne Bradford-Lea

Holiday Cartoon - Stress LeaveHoliday Cartoon - Rising Above the Stress

Sheree Bradford-Lea is an Ottawa cartoonist and humour writer.  Her cartoon
strip Life Outside The Box has appeared in many publications since it was first
created in 1997.

In addition, she teaches cartooning and gives cartooning workshops. Sheree will be teaching the 2009 Summer Youth Career Sampler course ‘Mad Skills Cartooning’ this July at Algonquin College, Woodroffe Campus.

In Fall 2009, she will teach a new elective course, ‘Creative Cartooning I’, at Algonquin College, Woodroffe Campus.  Visit her website at .

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We asked Sharlene Cain and Karl Patton, from the PRINTshop, the same questions. Can you guess who owns the answers?

Sharlene Cain and Karl Patton

Sharlene Cain and Karl Patton

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