Fort McMurray, Opinion

Give a Little, Save a Lot

What would you do to save your favourite haunts? Would you fight? Or would you do nothing and let them fade into obscurity? These are the questions I'm asking you today. It should come as no surprise at this point that the restaurant industry has taken a pounding over the last two years. Even more… Continue reading Give a Little, Save a Lot


This Monday in Canada we go. In another three days, we will, once again, have gone through another federal election. Another chance to vote. Another opportunity for your voice to be heard. Another moment to cheer for your candidate of choice... Another glorious rallying cry to unite the country at the polls…followed by an endless amount of whining… Continue reading This Monday in Canada


Open & Anxious

It's finally happened. After 15 months (or more) of varying lockdown stages, Alberta has announced that we've hit our targets in COVID cases and vaccination percentages. The result? As of July 1, we can relax most of the public health measures currently in place. What does this mean? No more masks. Little to no limits… Continue reading Open & Anxious


Confused and Contemplating – Screw It, I’ve Gone Camping

This past weekend, I went camping for the first time this year. We packed too much food, too much drink, and had far too much fun. The sun was scorching, and the bugs were...tolerable. Surrounded by good people (within COVID guidelines, of course), it was nearly a perfect weekend! The one thing I couldn't help… Continue reading Confused and Contemplating – Screw It, I’ve Gone Camping


Death to Thee, Oh DST!

This morning, my alarm went off, and I opened my tired, puffy eyes and was welcomed to nothing but darkness. *sigh* I've had enough of Daylight Savings Time (DST). It's a useless relic of the past - a pointless exercise that serves little purpose in today's society. It's nothing more than a trick. We are… Continue reading Death to Thee, Oh DST!