The winter of 1988 was quite the momentous time. I was about to turn sixteen and was focused, albeit anxiously, on honing my driving skills in order to obtain a coveted driver’s licence. Hormones were wreaking havoc on my body and mind. Girls were a growing distraction, dare I say, obsession. My part time job […]
One night stands are legendary for a number of reasons ranging from the terrible to the unforgettable. For me, they are also an experience of which I have no knowledge and as a happily married man, they are very likely to remain as such. Yet, despite my ignorance of brief liaisons, I’m increasingly throwing caution […]
Drive almost anywhere in British Columbia and you’ll quickly come to realize that there are a LOT of trees there. You thought I was going to say marijuana, didn’t you? Well, there’s a lot of that there too, but it isn’t quite as obvious as the trees. From spindly lodgepole pine in the east to […]
Brace yourselves, folks, what I’m about to do here may be sacrilege to some of you. I’m about to write a review of Whistlers campground in Jasper National Park despite having never actually camped there. Now before you click away to watch kitten videos in hopes of calming your indignation, let me assure you that […]
Rarely does a camping trip peak during the drive to one’s destination, but if you’re heading to Jasper from Calgary this is every bit the possibility. I’ll say this ad nauseam, but Icefields Parkway is a treasure of a highway. Wow! The views are beyond spectacular and last for hundreds of kilometers.