By CARRIE SCOZZARO — No fees to apply or participate in the Monastery of St. Gertrude’s unique, month-long Artist Residency Program.
Carrie Scozzaro has made a living and a life with words and images, from graphic design and marketing communications, to teaching public school art, to writing about art, education, food, and culture from her Coeur d’Alene-area home for such clients as Inlander, Sandpoint Magazine, and Western Art & Architecture.
Nils Rosdahl is a self-proclaimed word nerd, whose passions include family, singing, pickleball, and ducking into a local eatery.
What Ellen Travolta wanted for the holidays were stories about other people’s toys: one they got, didn’t get, or gave. To get her wish, she put together 14 of stories in her holiday production, “Christmas Unwrapped,” a cabaret-style production hosted by the Coeur d’Alene Resort.
Looking like the upward part of a pushup, the plank position is one of many exercises utilized in Pilates and other low-impact exercise programs gaining favor with audiences of all ages, especially seniors.
For pure love of teaching and learning about art — no paycheck involved.
At 88, Idaho’s six-term Senator Mary Lou Reed has outlasted nay-sayers who decried her presence in Gem State politics with a quintessentially optimistic attitude built on a life of public service that continues to this day.