Roberta calls her photo "Dreaming with the Trees." Her dreadlocked friend who has experienced homelessness sat on her walker in Moss Park, turned sideways, and Roberta snapped the photograph. Interestingly, it was the only picture she took of a person, but Roberta says this scene had "nobility and beauty of spirit."
Roberta is a 58-year-old Winnipeg-born Toronto resident. She writes poems and short stories, paints and sculpts, and is a cheerful and creative person.
A second-time participant in the MYTORONTO contest, Roberta remarked, "I didn't just want to get into the calendar. I wanted to have the whole experience. I wanted people to be interested." Nevertheless, on hearing that a photo of hers was selected, she said, waving her hands in glee, "I'm in the calendar!"