Help to Destination Bristol

This “blog”…this series of short stories began just about three years ago. You have no idea how thankful I am to have found an audience for my nasty writing habit. Now, however, it comes time to use a word that I adore…evolution. evolution ˌiːvəˈluːʃ(ə)n,ˈɛv-/ noun the process by which different kinds of living organism are believed to have developed from …

Calgary Chronicals, Day IV

11:25am MST Flying high again… Back at the Calgary airport for another ninety minutes before the first leg of my trip home will take me north to Edmonton. Have a headache still, from last night’s evening festivities with two friends. The day is gray out there. I believe I am skipping out just before the snow flies again. I wonder …

Calgary Chronicals, Day Trois

6:12am MST Do mountains tell time? “Does anybody really know what time it is? Does anybody really cars?” – Chicago (the band) I really do not want to get out of bed. I am starting to adjust to the time zone and, typical, I am going back tomorrow. One joke in my interviews is when asked why I want to …

Calgary Chronicals, Day 2

5:00am MST Still no mountains. Dare I say that I am seeing the first signs of light out there…yeah, probably not. Calgary get has more sunny days than most Canadian cities, but during the heart of winter it does not get much sun during any single day. I do not want to get up. No horses to feed. No doberman …

Calgary Chronicals, Day 1

5am EST (Eastern Standard Time) I’m up! Hump day, my ass…no humping for the wicked this morning. Horses to be fed. Doberman to be walked. Packing to be completed. Showers to have. Online booking to complete. Typical, it is snowing though it is above freezing temps…unless one includes wind chill. 7am EST John Oakley, on AM 640 Toronto is chirping …

No Upgrade Required

I have this hot ticket in my hand. Thanks to a previous position, on the evening of March 2 I will be boarding an aeroplane for my first trip home to Calgary in nearly three years. FIRST FUCKING CLASS!!! Most of the way, anyway. Being how late I booked this, my air miles required me to connect both ways through …

Weekend to End All Weekends

This weekend was particularly tough. A little back story, first. I know I touched on this the other day, but a few more details. Again, I will repeat, I have been in full job search since April. I recently have started getting some tugs on the fishing line. Since January 1 of this year, I have put out roughly 100 …

Calgary

This has been one of those days that I just cannot get warm. Cold I can deal with. Snow I can deal with. Mix it with damp water drenched slush falling from the heavens…claiming to be snow…reminds me of how good the winters were in my hometown of Calgary. It may be colder there, but it is a dry cold…and …