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Motivation to Retain Employment

I’ve been asked countless times about how I am faring in the recession caused by the falling price of oil. In 2015, I did not make as much money as I wanted- only around $90,000- but the catch was I only had about 8 months of work. 446 more words

Remaining Competitive in Academia

When I was still an university student, there were many people much more academically inclined than myself. Many of these academic elites came from wealthy families with the perfect academic upbringings. 297 more words

Alberta snapshot: Along The Cowboy Trail.

The ranch lands in the foothills of the Rockies have been repeatedly Chinook-scoured – you won’t find much snow out here right now!  I took these photos on January 30, just east of Chain Lakes, where my hubby, brother, and I had spent a few hours ice fishing. 41 more words


Ice Ponderings

These are the last of the ice photos that I’ve selected for the blog.  Now we’re back in the deep freeze with snow on the way for the weekend so we won’t be seeing more clear ice for a while.  222 more words


Pipeline Politics: Updates

At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (January 20 – 23), Canadians saw their Prime Minister in a new light. Trudeau with a world celebrity filter. 602 more words