Hello From Oil Country

For the last month I have been employed as a driver in the oil sands of Alberta, Canada. It has been a fascinating little adventure so far. I am required to wake up at 4 AM every day and the temperature has dropped below -25 degrees celcius several times. Some people who know me well think that’s hysterical. Laugh it up, guys. Funny stuff.

I had a very unusual experience the other night. I like my long walks. It was a decent enough night out so after dinner I decided to go for a walk down the road. About a half a click down the road a security vehicle showed up. Two very large, friendly security personnel asked me what I was up to. I said I was just out for a little walk. They explained that people were not allowed leaving the camp. They weren’t asking me.

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