Fort McMurray

Groceries are the Wurst

A sprig of rosemary, a few cans of vegetable juice, and a pack of homestyle chicken stock pods. That's all I wanted. I'm not asking for much, right? At least, I don't think I am. It's not like this is an unreasonable request. Well, apparently, I was wrong. Last weekend, I went to the grocery… Continue reading Groceries are the Wurst

Fort McMurray, May 2016

Looking Back

A week ago, the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo declared a State of Local Emergency. This time, not because of a fire or flood. This time, due to the current rate at which this pandemic seems to be spreading in our region. The numbers are unbelievable. To make matters worse, a few days ago, the… Continue reading Looking Back

Fort McMurray

The Weather Outside Is Frightful…and That’s It

Holy merciful crap, is it ever friggin cold! I'm not going to lie. I've lived in Fort McMurray now for nearly 10 years, and I'm still shocked and amazed when the temperatures suddenly drop like a stone because winter has decided to throw a tantrum. Today is one of those days. I will give yesterday,… Continue reading The Weather Outside Is Frightful…and That’s It