My Story

My Personal Side

  • Born in Woodstock, Ontario and raised in Bright’s Grove (near Sarnia) on a small family farm situated close to Lake Huron.
  • Daughter to Leo and Fran (married 61 years), sister to Helen, Leona, Roxie and Donna.
  • Family and friends are important to me – especially Murray and Phiona (my World Vision daughter)!
  • Aunt to 7 beauties, great-aunt to 5 cuties!
  • Love to travel – have now been to more than 70 countries.
  • Enjoy meeting new people and experiencing new cultures. Am friendly and flexible, organized and approachable!

My Professional Side

  • University graduate – Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education.
  • Secondary school teacher of 30 years – Kenora, Ottawa and London – Business, Computers and Mathematics. Newly retired.
  • Qualified travel agent.
  • Team Leader with Project Overseas of Canadian Teachers’ Federation – leading teams of teachers to work in developing countries (Tanzania, Sierra Leone, Mongolia, Grenada and Guyana)
  • Watercolorist and Arts & Crafts Instructor – teach adult classes on cruise ships – Royal Caribbean, Celebrity and Holland America.
  • Licensed Wedding Officiant with Celebrating Life Ministries – looking forward to meeting you and working with you to create a magical, memorable day … one you have always dreamed of and will remember forever!

My Passionate Side