Tributes

31
Oct
2011

A Tribute to Mary Margaret Kell (1902-1990)

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pink angelBy Patti Macaulay

My Mom was an amazing woman. She left her home and family in Antigonish, Nova Scotia when she was only 18, and went to Montreal, Quebec to be a nurse.

In those days, it was unusual for a young woman, especially one who had been brought up on a farm, to go so far away at such a young age. But my Mom was a courageous woman, she wasn't easily frightened or intimidated.

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27
Sep
2011

A Tribute to Patti (my Mom) on her birthday

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mom pink_dockBy Susan Macaulay

Happy 83rd Birthday Mom!

I wish I were there with you on your birthday, instead of on the other side of the world in Dubai.

But it’s good that we had lots of time to celebrate this summer. It was wonderful to golf, dance (!) and just be together – we had fun as usual. Mostly dressed in PINK!

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22
Aug
2011

A Tribute To Susan Macaulay

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Posted by Adina Luca

I met Susan in Italy some years ago. She was loud, pink and ageless. And Amazing Women Rock was just a project.

I said to myself: I hope to be like Susan when I grow up. I have followed Amazing Women Rock over the last several years - this post is in honour of the third anniversary of the AWR website.

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23
May
2011

A Tribute To Doris Harris On Her 8Oth Birthday

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Doris_HarrisSusan notes: I had the great pleasure of working with Doris Harris in the late 1980s at Baker Lovck in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. As she is now, Doris was always full of life and fun and well-respected and loved by all those who knew her.

While at Baker Lovick, she somehow managed to keep all of us organized before the days of the Internet, e-mail, scanning, and digital everything.


I join Doris's friends and family everywhere in wishing her a happy 80th birthday on May 25, 2011, and I'm pleased to publish this poem written by Sharon Robinson specifically for the occasion.

Doris…
How would one describe Doris?

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17
Jan
2011

A tribute to Elham Al Qasimi, An Inspiration To All Arab Girls

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Posted by Daniya Almarzouqi
January 13, 2011


elham-al-qasimi.jpgElham Al Qasimi the Emirati women that skied her way to the North Pole. She’s an inspiration to me, and all Arab girls to follow their dreams and make it happen.

No matter what the society that we are in thinks of women, if we have a dream that we think is good for us we should chase it, and make the impossible possible to turn our dream into reality.

Last year Elham Al Qasimi came to our school, she explained to us how her journey to the North Pole was, and how hard it was first for her to convince her parents into doing this.

When he parents finally allowed her, she had to go to train herself to ski in Ski Dubai and I think to the United States as well.

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14
Jan
2011

A Tribute to Darlis Johnson

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Posted by Aisha
January 13, 2011


darlis-johnson.jpgI see in her eyes the passion to help people. Her name is Darlis Johnson, Our co-founder of Khadarlis for Sierra Leone.

We meet in 2007 and right away I knew she had a heart of Gold. I was busy telling her stories about My grandmother's village Jimmi, in the Bo Districk of Sierra Leone. She said to me stop for a minute, are you talking about the Sierra Leone that is in the Movie Blood Diamond? Is it true that they killed all those chilldren, made some child soldier, amputated kids, adults and elderly so they could not vote, all over diamonds?

Her questions where endless....

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21
Aug
2010

Kay Owen (Wife/Mom/Believer/Caregiver)

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Posted by Vonnie Maddox
August 21, 2010


kay_owen.jpgToday is Momma's (Kay Owen's) birthday.  The first one since her death on July 3rd, 2010. She would have been 67 today.

It's a bittersweet time for the family. Sad, because we miss her, but sweet because of the wonderful memories we are so blessed to have.

Momma and Daddy were married 47 years, had a fairytale marriage, and were the happiest most genuinely devoted couple I have ever seen. They had two children, four grandchildren, and one greatgrandchild. As with most wives, mothers, and grandmothers, we were all immensely loved and adored by our Momma. The feelings were likewise.

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