SERINA LEWIS ❏ It was the beginning of May, and another school year was over. Only, this one was different-we were not coming back to this school. In fact, we were not coming back to any school in June. We were leaving our school, our friends, our home, our city, and our country. We were moving across the globe to a faraway land. Canada. We had dreamed about this for years and planned each step. Not everything went according to plan, but that’s where adaptability, resilience and perseverance came in handy.
FAID SHAHABUDDEEN ❏ As I gazed at van Gogh’s ‘Wheatfield with Crows’ in the Van Gogh Museum I was totally overwhelmed with admiration for this legendary Dutch painter Who devoted his life to showing the world how to find solace By looking at nature the way he did – as portrayed in his paintings
SERINA LEWIS ❏ Celebrate good times, c’mon! Celebration Square! It’s summer and here we gather from all corners of ‘Sauga The lot is full, no empty spots as usual Music beckons, like the Pied Piper’s
The stage is set, performers alive and engaging Smells from street vendors make one salivate a mile away the wind wafts aromas of cuisines from around the world
FRANCES FROMMER ❏ ACCEPTANCE No matter how we look or feel, they are there for us. COMPANIONSHIP They will sit on or near us as long as they can. MOTIVATION To keep our floors clean AND get up in the morning. INSPIRATION To collect, to dance, to paint and to write. HEALTH For “purrfect” pain relief and relaxation, hug and stroke your cat.