Art and Entertainment

We all need to hear these simple words: You are accepted—loved and supported and welcomed. The underlying story is that some people still have a harder time finding acceptance than others.

Looking at art online has been an immense inspiration for me and when travelling abroad, David and I are drawn to modern art galleries. I am inspired by cleaner, more simple images set in modern frames, and this is reflected in my work. I am constantly surprised that my creations which begin with an idea from a previous image end up as an entirely different work of art.

November is marked with intensity and momentum as the sun moves through the sign of Scorpio and into Sagittarius. The energy of Scorpio is about death, rebirth, regeneration and transformation. Scorpio is a fixed water sign that rules the occult, sexuality, the afterlife, passion and intuition that plunges deep into the undercurrent of reality.

The film features Emma Thompson, Stanley Tucci and Fionn Whitehead in the major roles. Thompson plays Fiona Maye, a judge who visits the boy in hospital to determine whether or not his wishes are being influenced unduly by his family. 

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“Great art picks up where nature ends” - Marc Chagall

When I first met Ashley Wolodka, I was instantly attracted to the fire in her eyes. 

The Fall Mini-Conference will be held Friday October 30 to Sunday November 1, 2020 at the start of Rod MacIntyre’s position as the Fernie Writer-in-Residence. The adult sessions will be led by Rod MacIntyre, Keith Liggett, and Angela Naccarato. The Youth Session will be led by Danielle Gibson. For session descriptions and full leader bios, see the Conference website.

Every fall our garden grows out of a hope that when you plant a seed in the spring, it will be a mature plant at harvest time. The pulling up of carrots, the canning of beans, the dicing of tomatoes—these things are the symbolic closing of the backyard gardener’s loop as it passes through hope, nurture, harvest, and enjoyment.

This month I want to talk about Gmail. ​Specifically, Gmail confidential mode. It has been in Gmail since 2018 but isn’t used very often. There are good reasons to use it and there are good reasons not to use it. It isn’t a panacea for email security problems, but it may solve some specific issues that you find difficult to tackle otherwise.

The Fernie Banner Project highlights the diversity of the artistic community of the Elk Valley and brings Fernie’s downtown to life, celebrating the imagery and identity of the city.

October is a special month beginning with a full moon and ending with a full moon, with the new moon right in the middle (10/16). Restrained energy continues to rule on Earth and this will not change anytime soon. It can feel frustrating and tension is palpable in the chart for October. There is a great balance occurring and this manifests in the macro and the micro.