Rain and Giants

One of my earliest memories is of you holding me one summer during a thunderstorm at the lake. The trees all around us flailed in the wind, groaning and thrashing about like wild animals from so many stories read. The sounds and sights of the angry sky above gave me such a fright and shook me to… Continue reading Rain and Giants

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Pet Parenting: River Goes Camping

What can sometimes seem like the smallest, most insignificant decision, can ultimately lead to the biggest changes in your life. Today, I find myself celebrating two years of working for the Fort McMurray SPCA.  When I begin thinking about everything I’ve been through since I started, I find it hard to wrap my head around… Continue reading Pet Parenting: River Goes Camping

Jurassic World: Fallen Review

After watching the recently released Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, I decided to look into a couple reviews to see what other people thought of the movie. Now personally, I enjoyed watching the next installment of the Jurassic Park/World film franchise. However, I can admit that there were some elements of story telling and plot that… Continue reading Jurassic World: Fallen Review

Medieval Cooking – Modern World: Pork Pie

After many a day, you and your companion have finally reached Blastenburg Castle to discuss business with the lord who resides within its walls.  Upon you arrival, Lord Covenbrand greets you with open arms and ushers you into his study to discuss the reason for your summons.  The room is decorated with ornately carved dark… Continue reading Medieval Cooking – Modern World: Pork Pie

Beer Advent 2017: Aftermath of the Belgian Invasion

Friends.....I have a confession.  I needed a day off.  The first eight days hit me pretty hard.  I have never had so many Belgian style ales back to back to back.  Unfortunately, in order to give my system the break it needed, this led to me being a few days behind in the beer advent… Continue reading Beer Advent 2017: Aftermath of the Belgian Invasion

Medieval Cooking – Modern World: Leek Soup

Weary from your travels on the muddy dirt road, you and your companion seek shelter for the night.  A wind begins to howl and the trees begin to sway back and forth.  A chill in the air sinks into your damp clothes and you shiver as the dark clouds loom overhead.  Your stomach begins to… Continue reading Medieval Cooking – Modern World: Leek Soup