So long

August 28th, 2009 by Laurel

In the past seven years, I’ve lived in nine different apartments in five different towns. Needless to say, I’ve moved a lot; over that time I’ve had nine different roommates, and lived on my own for two and a half years. I have packing down to an art, and hoard spare cardboard boxes and newspaper […]

Farm Fresh and Friendly

August 24th, 2009 by Aaron

Winnipeg is a city that seems to come alive in the summertime. With numerous events, festivals, and community celebrations packed into a few short months, I can imagine that grocery shopping remains pretty constant for many Winnipeggers. Stop by the nearest national food retailer on the way home from work (or pick up the essentials […]

Cottages, cabins, and camping, oh my!

August 11th, 2009 by Emma Durand-Wood

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of taking my first trip to “the lake” since moving to Manitoba. When I was younger, we often visited my grandparents at their place in Lac Du Bonnet, where they lived year-round, and memories of those days contributed a great deal to my yearning for the province. […]

H2 Whoa!

August 7th, 2009 by Emma Durand-Wood

I drink a lot of water, and love the pure, cool, tastelessness of it. But it’s the time of year when the tap water in Winnipeg begins to emit a certain taste and odour, one that’s undeniably musty and… algae-esque. Now, we’ve got it pretty good here in the ‘Peg, when you consider that water […]

One man’s trash…

August 5th, 2009 by Aaron

…is a Wo’MHer’s treasure! Armed with only large bills (rookie mistake) and a list of garage sales, we set off on our mission. Aaron: For the most part I’m an outgoing and sociable person. I’ve worked in retail for years and years, and this has further developed my small-talk skills and tolerance for brief, meaningless […]