What do an 85-year-old and a three-year-old have in common? If you stop by the public library this summer and peer into the grandmas and grandpas reading corner the answer will likely hit you like a tonne of, well, books.
"Give me a room filled with drunken women and that's my venue," said Susan Carter, a stand up comedian from Alberta who will bring her seasoned facts of life and mildly feminist, political banter to the stage at Prince George's fringe fest, August 15 to 18.
Fingers of snow blew across the headlights, piling into dunes on the frozen road. In summertime it would have been dust. This was almost the end of the trail. Out here the weather is always a factor, whistling a lonely tune across the fields and trees. Dead ahead are thousands of acres of the Bar K Cattle Ranch.
If you have an ear infection the doctor will prescribe you an antibiotic. If you have the common cold, however, the doctor will tell you to get plenty of rest, eat chicken soup, drink plenty of water and orange juice but doesn't have anything to kill the illness. If the illness you have is bacterial, that can generally be killed.
The Community Arts Council, based at Studio 2880, is offering free lessons in the creative aspects of computers. Web design classes are being taught by Brendan Meutzner, co-ordinator of the Studio 2880 computer access site. He will tutor any individual or small group in the basics of building your very own web site.