Meet Susan Fae Haglund! Susan is a Pre-Board Pal volunteer with her pup Charlie! Learn more about the Pre-Board Pals program by clicking here.
What are some fun facts about you Susan?
I love to draw, with any medium; charcoal, pen & ink, etc and of almost any subject. I adventure into the hills and trees of Nose Hill Park daily
What do you enjoy most about YYC?
Big Blue Skies & wide open spaces.
How would you describe yourself?
I'm a creative person, I love to problem solve with a personal style. People and animals are a big part of my life of happiness.
How would your family and friends describe you?
When I asked my friends and family what they thought of me, a few phrases that were repeated were; “hard working” “caring and compassionate about life” “born to create colourful art”
If stranded on an island, what three things would you bring?
If you had to choose between the mountains, a beach or the prairies, which would it be?
The Prairies, big sky and rolling hills
What is one thing that you want to try?
Hiking and painting in The Queen Charlottes - Haida Gwaii off British Columbia’s west coast, in Canada.
What is one bizarre or interesting fact about you?
My best finds for art supplies are on my walks with Charlie, I love to up-cycle old furniture and other found objects.
What would be your dream vacation?
Chefchaoueu Morocco; ethnic food and the unique art industry
If you could have any superpower, what would it be?
Fly - soar with the eagles and sing with the Robins.
If you had an unlimited amount of funds, what would you do?
Live on a farm: with a huge garden, lots of animals especially cats and dogs. Have a large art studio and community of fellow artist.
What is one thing that is great about you?
I'm in the good company of great people.
What’s the most exciting thing that’s ever happened to you?
….still to come.
What’s has been your best airport experience thus far?
Meeting of with team members from PALS and having our photo taken with Santa Clause.
Is there anything else you would like to share with potential readers?
Animals have an instinctive way of knowing your mood and routines, they know more about humans than you'd think.