How to Build a Great WordPress Website in Two Simple Steps

As someone who has created and tested a few different WordPress websites for herself, and several to the praise of local and international clients alike, I know how exciting it can be to finally get started on building the website of your dreams! The thing is, in all the excitement, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with the seeminglyContinue reading “How to Build a Great WordPress Website in Two Simple Steps”

Grave Subjects: Emily Storvold on Art, Death, and the Afterlife

Fun shapes, bold colours–certainly terms that describe the visual creations of Emily Storvold. Still, anyone close to her knows that under her more playful layer is a head brimming with philosophical rumination, and more specifically, rumination as it relates to existence. That’s probably why she reacted so positively when I found myself asking: “Hey, youContinue reading “Grave Subjects: Emily Storvold on Art, Death, and the Afterlife”

The Artist’s Lot

“…round…around…around…red, on black, on blue…”  The old painter-woman pauses, her attention listing to the juicy black fly that buzzes around the sweltering, wallpapered room where she lay. She does not watch the fly—cannot, in her growing blindness—but lolls with it, following the sound as it moves from the outer edges of the room’s damp wallsContinue reading “The Artist’s Lot”

How to Apply to Graduate School: Writing your Statement of Purpose

With millions of brilliant entrepreneurs stuck at home, and many more of those looking to re-tool their skills in light of 2020’s colossal economic shifts, you may already be thinking: how in the hell is my grad school application going to stand out from the rest? Other first-timers or recent graduates may even be certain they’ve gotContinue reading “How to Apply to Graduate School: Writing your Statement of Purpose”

Lemon

At first there’s no warmth. Only the hot black pain of frostbite. Then like a shock, the blankness ends again and I feel my skin start to thaw, my blood slowly pulsing through veins that had almost forgotten how to push it.  I pull past the glue of long-closed eyelids only to find the sameContinue reading “Lemon”