My Community is my Family Too

There is nothing better than being a little kid at Christmas time. You write to Santa begging for that Barbie dream house, or Xbox system while also trying to memorize the verses of “Away in a Manger” for the church pageant. There are snowmen to build, and gingerbread houses to decorate. Everything is perfect, and you get that special Christmas feeling in your stomach.
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A Family Tradition Passed Down: Generational Quilting

Throughout the generations my family has passed down skills and traditions in quilting and knitting. My mother and grandmother (Nana) have been the most influential people in my life. Thanks to their influence, lessons and encouragement, ever since I was little the passion for design has become my strength. Out of all of the different things in this world, I hold most dear the ability to create.
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Forgiving Ain’t Easy

Canadians are known worldwide for our polite nature and “sorry”-filled vocabulary. If somebody elbows us in a crowd, we politely and quickly say “Sorry!” as we continue on our way without a second thought. We are known for apologizing for other’s mishaps. The other day I said “Sorry” when someone else spilled ice cream on my shoe.
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