I met Kelly when I walked into my first year electrical school class room. She was the teacher, to my relief. I was the only other female in the class, and it gave me hope that I wouldn't experience any of the sexism I was so afraid of going into trades, if the person in … Continue reading Kelly Kienleitner, My First Electrical Mentor
‘WHATS SO FUNNY ABOUT BEING A FEMALE ELECTRICIAN?’
Greetings wonderful blog subscribers, random internet searchers, and number 1 frequent visitors! I am excited to announce a new zine publication, which is mostly a printed version of this blog, plus comics, plus one article previously unpublished. Now available in a few different colour covers to choose from! 'WHATS SO FUNNY ABOUT BEING A FEMALE … Continue reading ‘WHATS SO FUNNY ABOUT BEING A FEMALE ELECTRICIAN?’
Sue Doro Interview, featuring PRIDE AND A PAYCHECK
Sue Doro, and the e-magazine for and by tradeswomen, called Pride and a Paycheck
A new depression rant but funnier this time. But dark.
Depression, everybody gets it. I have been choosing to use comedy to change my perspective, and it is changing how I react to things. I am enjoying being funny, and am gaining confidence. Heres a blog post about what I've been up to!
Susan Eisenberg, Electrician, Writer, Poet, Artist
I discovered the wonderful Susan Eisenberg more recently when an online performance by and for women in the trades was being organized, and there was a callout for performers. I thought, oh hey, maybe this is an opportunity to do some stand-up comedy, and I answered the email. Susan was the main organizer, and she … Continue reading Susan Eisenberg, Electrician, Writer, Poet, Artist
Another day at work… A Spooky Fiction Story
Science Fiction short story about an electrician working alone in an field of deer, is surprised to find the deer are more intelligent that she originally thought.
Kate Braid, Inspiring Tradeswoman Pioneer, An Interview
An interview with Kate Braid, retired carpenter and writer
New merch out!
New merch site launch! You can now get Secretlifeofanapprenticeellectrician art put on almost anything! Stickers, cell phone cases, pillows, tshirts, water bottles, mugs! check out the online store!
SHOP TALK TRADE COMICS For Construction Trade Workers BOOK (2nd Edition) AVAILABLE NOW!
SHOP TALK TRADE COMICS For Construction Trade Workers Shop Talk Trade Comics, for construction trade workers (WITHIN CANADA)CLICK THIS ONE IF YOU LIVE IN CANADA! Comics to entertain those in the construction trades, inspired by those in the construction trades. One lady electricians take on the trade life. Nearly 100 pages of a 5"by7" professionally … Continue reading SHOP TALK TRADE COMICS For Construction Trade Workers BOOK (2nd Edition) AVAILABLE NOW!
Reading About Trauma During the Pandemic
Trying to understand trauma, our place on the earth, and how we are all connected for better or for worse. A lot of time to think while in self quarantine during a global pandemic.