Sandy is a former Ottawa radio announcer, who is now pursuing her favourite passion, photographing wild horses. She has photographed horses in various spots around the world, and is also immensely proud of our Canadian wild horses, having visited Sable Island three times to photograph the iconic horses off the coast of Nova Scotia. In conjunction with Help Alberta Wildies, Sandy documented the magnificent horses living wild and free in the foothills of the Rockies in Alberta—read her account of this trip in this issue’s Our Travels (page 19). See more of Sandy’s amazing wild horse images at www.sandysharkey.com.
Larry is a retired social work administrator and family therapist who currently lives with his high-school sweetheart and retired elementary school principal, Cathy Cornale. They have both dedicated their lives to serving children with mental and physical disabilities, and their families. Larry has advocated for social justice issues and food security for the poor in northwestern Ontario. They can be seen walking together, daily, with their beautiful dog, Tundra. If you’re interested in finding out how Tundra fell into the arms of these two loving owners, make sure to read their Cause for Applause story on page 42.
Catherine is from Petitcodiac, N.B, where she resides with her husband, James. They have two grown children and four grandchildren. The couple run their own company, but Catherine takes photos in her downtime, carrying her camera everywhere she goes. She became interested in photography about 20 years ago and her passion has only grown. She enjoys sharing her photos with family and friends on Facebook and Instagram. Catherine believes photographs can make you feel, dream, imagine and inspire—check out her increbible work in this issue’s Crafty Canadians on page 24.
Sherren Lee is a film director born in Taiwan, bred in Montreal and currently living in Toronto. In 2007, she graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Mcgill University. While pursuing her commerce studies, she also kept her life-long passion for storytelling alive by making independant short films. With a strong body of work under her belt, she was accepted into the “Directors’ Lab” film program at the Norman Jewison’s Canadian Film Centre, and has now carved out a place for herself in the industry, an inspirational journey she describes in Showcase on page 52.