Kate’s Truths

  • Please Vote! Having been surrounded by democracy and the Canadian Political system most of my life I am passionate about The Vote . I ran in a municipal election and won and lost it by 1 vote. That taught me the importance of 1 vote. People died so we can Vote – please ...
  • Landscape, Adventure and Home Coming to know my country by being present in the landscape of my adventure brought far more than scenery.   Having grown up on the Prairies in a tourist-farming-fishing town along Lake Winnipeg I came to understand its different landscape cultures. There are the fisher people who spent all seasons on the lake.  Their yards are full ...
  • Being Away and At Home at the Same Time When you think of the micro-community of family and how we live within it, it is my feeling that each of our personal stories become the tread or the fibre of its sustainability. A shared family, landscape and community are, for me, the three main characters in the building of my stories, the weaving of ...
  • In praise of the non-profiteers. “It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get back up.” ~Vince Lombardi   When I saw this quotation, I thought of all the people I have met in the Non-Profit World and how their passion and persistence always prevailed at some level, even if it was a baby step. They are very special folk. Sometimes they ...
  • Reflecting Landscape   Reflecting Landscape What part of you is reflective of your landscape? I was born along the shores of a large body of water in the center of the country, an area considered the Prairies. I love wide-open skies with horizons that go on forever. On hot summer nights watching the sun set as the lake’s waves lapped ...

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