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February is Family Month

February is Family month and I have been waiting to share these words found on a gift plaque a few years ago.   It is heart-warming and encouraging to meet families who embody and share these values.  Thank you to all who do.   (Author unknown) Family Family means loving unconditionally and without boundaries. It means being … Continue reading “February is Family Month”

Vision for 2021!

  A post from 2016 popped up in my memories Jan 4.  I remember taking this intention to heart and didn’t realize it was so long ago already.  The words that came to me five years ago are credited to Laurel Bleadon-Maffei and were originally posted December 5, 2012, on “One day she decided … Continue reading “Vision for 2021!”

Happy Birthday in Heaven

  My dear little Cara, On the evening before the day of your birth, my thoughts turn back to that magical time of pregnancy.  1974: We attended classes together all fall, you often waking for morning exercise during City Planning, an option of my Social Work program.  As you performed your gymnastic routines, I wondered … Continue reading “Happy Birthday in Heaven”

Stars of Alberta Volunteer Awards

  The Stars of Alberta Volunteer Awards honour extraordinary Albertans whose volunteer achievement contribute to the well-being of their community and fellow community members.  The Awards are presented annually on or around International Volunteer Day, December 5th, with two recipients in  each category of youth, adult, and senior.  In 2020 three Awards were added for … Continue reading “Stars of Alberta Volunteer Awards”