Medalta on my mind

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“Are those Medalta?” asked a woman, stopping to look at my find.
“Yes,” I said.
“Wow. You scored big.”

Nice to meet you

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Through time, names in stories fade. The people become stick figures in the tales we tell, their identities stripped.

Stories to lead you home

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When I first met Connie Genilo in Calgary a few years ago, she was dreaming about putting her story into print. Well, she’s done it and has published her memoir. …

Us vs them vs them

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Stereotypes prevail and it’s hard to see past the generational stereotypes when we’re pitted against each other.

No name women

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The stories of women and other cultures and minorities are often lost to history. Claim your place.

Forever in Eden

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I was Alex’s roommate for the first few months I lived in Fort Smith, NT in 2005. He really didn’t want a roommate and at first argued against it. Thankfully, …

A bridge to the past and the future

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As a memoir writer, I’m usually the one asking questions and writing the stories. Recently though, the tables were turned when I was interviewed by University of Alberta (U of …

Art belongs to everyone

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For the past five years, I’ve been part of an organization called This is My City Art Society (TMC). TMC was a non-profit organization in Calgary that matched professional artists …