First generation Canadian who grew up under the big prairie skies; spent her childhood rearranging rooms to her parents joy and confusion; moved over 30 times in her adult life: small studio apartments, single rooms in shared homes, one apartment in Nicaragua and six Canadian cities; now shares a lovely home in Canada's capital with her darling husband; self taught graphic designer and artist; yoga teacher and practitioner; fierce believer in social justice for all; and firmly believes that fresh flowers are the answer to life's little and large dilemmas

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