The air is cool, the snow crisp and the trees sway back and forth in the wind releasing the fresh, resinous scent of pine. The amber glow of dusk approaches sooner in the day and the people of Fort McMurray are racing to get home and sit next to crackling fires bundled beneath warm blankets. … Continue reading Beer Advent 2017: All-Star Edition
Anybody that tells you owning a dog does not qualify you as a parent is either doing the dog thing wrong, or angry that their special snowflake, angel of a darling child has now been compared to a hairy, flatulent, trouble maker who likes to chase after squirrels and lick their own crotch. I have… Continue reading Pet Parenting: A Story of a Dog Named River
A week ago I was a pot selling, chain smoking, leather jacket wearing bad-ass who had applied far too much guyliner and enjoyed dumping nerds into garbage cans. Today, I'm back to my old self; the normal me that is everything opposite of what I just described. I've often wondered how far down the rabbit… Continue reading An Actor’s Journey: Becoming Fender
The last days of advent have come and gone; 2016 is now but a memory as a new year dawns upon us. That being said, it is not too late to review the memory of the last six beers of advent to help ring in the new year. Let's not waste any more time and… Continue reading Beer Advent 2016: One last hop, skip and drink!
We've officially gotten halfway through the beer advent calendar; another six beers have shown their labels and been consumed in the name Christmas cheer. I could waste your time by writing some petty words, but I think we're beyond that at this point. How about, we dive on in? December 13th: Nøgne Ø Adventurous Brown… Continue reading Beer Advent 2016: Round Three, FIGHT!
When last we left our hero, he was tipping back a pint of Sweet Krampus. Another six days have passed and another six beers have been released from their cages. What did each door on the beer advent calendar reveal? Have I been sipping on decadent delights? Delicious draughts? Disgraceful disasters? Keep reading as I… Continue reading Beer Advent 2016: The Adventure Continues
I look outside and I see the sun setting over the frost tipped trees of the boreal forest; the land around me covered in a powdered layer of pure white snow. The lights outside are slowly coming on one by one and the world is illuminated again in a sea of various shades of reds,… Continue reading Beer Advent 2016: Old World Countries, New World Beers
On October 14, 2015, I posted my very first blog post (Blogging 101: What's in my head). In all honesty, I had no idea what I was doing then; in truth there are times when I still don't. I simply knew that I wanted the opportunity to write and this website has given me the… Continue reading Season 2: Happy Birthday CJBuzz!
"Fear of a name increases fear of the thing itself." For the last three years, I have been blessed to have a best friend in my life I could not imagine a day without. She can be stubborn and irritable when she wants to be, but I know she loves me when, at the end… Continue reading Pit Bull: An Angry Rant
I have been staring at a blank screen on my computer for the better part of an hour now thinking of something clever to write. It's sad, but true. Quite often, I have so many topics of things I would love to write about ready to go; subjects or opinions that I am rather passionate… Continue reading Quiet Does Not Mean Silence