Carrie Bradshaw, Eat Your Heart Out

All you guys reading this are saying, “who”?  You know, THE Carrie Bradshaw !!  Fashionista, writer,  obsessed with expensive shoes, best girlfriend to all and loved Mr Big.  Ringing any bells?   ‘Sex In The City’ was a HBO hit about a group of girlfriends living in the big city, dishing hot gossip over Cosmopolitans at […]

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A Canadian Tradition

Once upon a time,  where ice and snow blankets the land for months on end,  I learned to skate.  Since I was only three years old, I needed a little help. Dad was probably saying, “uncross your skates Boomdee”, Ha!  Look, my brother Kenny had already mastered standing on our icy back yard rink, no […]

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Back To A Simpler Time

A slice of Boomdee with a little Mozart on top? Imagine it’s 1912, Привіт, друз (hello friends), is what your Ukrainian neighbours might have yelled from their horse-drawn carriage as they passed by your farm.   Many rural folk happily lived their whole lives within their tight-knit communities, never straying too far.  After all, it […]

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Thankful For Their Sacrifices

I know many of you tirelessly work at collecting family histories.  Dusting off the past with hopes of unraveling their stories. What we’re able to learn, is so often found in a stale vault, library or archive. That’s why the “Ukrainian Pioneer Centenary Recognition Program”  is so unique. My journey to the past has revealed that my […]

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