Category Jasper

The Job Interview Of A Lifetime ( A Short Story )

I couldn’t believe my stroke of good luck when Stephen Peter telephoned me from Switzerland to ask me if I wanted to join Renaissance Cruises on their new ship being built in Italy. Here I was unemployed in Jasper Alberta during the slow season. The restaurant where I was working had closed for the winter […]

My Top 5 Restaurants – Number 4

Last Thursday I told you of what was number 5 of my top 5 favourite restaurants I have ever worked in. Not necessarily from a prestige point of view like how fancy the restaurant was or high falutin the guests were but just from a sheer enjoyment aspect. Number 5 just in case you missed […]

Jasper 1991

Continuing my job history and following that horrific year of 1990 I jumped on a bus from Toronto to Calgary just after New Year’s Day to go to a job interview in Field BC with this Emerald Lake Lodge. I remember how freakin’ cold it was! In Saskatoon we arrived early in the morning and […]

In The Navy – Part 2 of 1990 or What Was I Thinking Anyway

So to continue on from last Monday I get back from England in June to the friendly confines of Montreal. A little worse for wear and with not too much money I had decided before coming back to Canada that I would make a go of it out West. They say you can never go […]

Working Breakfast

We went out for breakfast this morning which was different as usually my wife is working Saturday mornings as breakfast supervisor at a nearby inn.Our waitress did a good job but she had the look of having a late Friday night.As we were devouring our huge breakfast I couldn’t help but think of the time […]