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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It’s Fun To Be Ukrainian

Merry Christmas to my family and friends!  ‘z Rizdvom Khrystovym’  if you speak Ukrainian Some older folks will also say, ‘Kristos Razdayestsya’, which is ‘Christ is born’. While we won’t be exchanging more gifts or eating the traditional meal, I do like to honour my dad and my grandparents by being mindful of my heritage. My Grandparents […]

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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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