Marie Anne McLean has been storytelling with TALES – The Alberta League Encouraging Storytelling since 1986.   She has collected stories from Veterans of the D-Day Landing in World War ll and of the depression experiences of her grandparents in Scotland and on the Canadian Prairies.   She tells original stories of people in towns such as Thumbprint and Weed Creek in rural Saskatchewan.    She loves to tell of these little places that have helped to form our individual and national characters.   She also has a special fondness for Celtic stories.