The Villages

When I walked to the local hardware store to pick up a replacement piece for my ceiling fan, I hadn't expected them to be open. I'd expected a routine curbside pickup. Once I arrived, I remembered that these stores were deemed essential businesses, and that I would actually have to enter the store to get…

The Storm

Another dreary winter in Leafton meant lots of warnings about adverse weather. Flurries, freezing rain, extreme cold, harsh winds and huge snow squalls were constantly impending. None of these things were ever as bad as when they hit right in the middle of the already messy rush hour commute. "They're calling for 30cm of snow…

The Steering Wheel

Troy and I lightly jogged across the parking lot, anxious to get into the car. It was freezing outside. We swung open the doors to his BMW which was already beginning to heat up, thanks to his automatic car starter and jumped inside. I instantly felt the relieving heat on my back and upper thighs…

The Walk

I got off the bus at Olde and Savidville armed with a latte in my left hand and my iPhone 7 in my right. The inch of slush on the ground soaked right through my grey knit Uggs almost immediately. Ugh. I wasn't about to let the Canadian February weather ruin my mood. I was…