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  • All posts by Nick Jeffrey

    • Hankering for Haggis

      I thought that things would change when we bid farewell to the dumpster fire of a year that was 2020, but January seems more like...

    • Pandemic W(h)ine

      Can I get a refund for the year 2021?  The first week or so was even worse than 2020, so I am no longer interested...

    • Happy Beer-thday

      While I am happy to finally see the year 2020 in the rearview mirror, not much has changed in the early days of January.  I...

    • YOLO For Barolo

      I have been isolated at home for so long that I have forgotten about the outside world, with international travel but a dim and fading...

    • Santa Beer

      No one left any milk and cookies for Santa this year, fearing him to be a COVID superspreader, due to all the households he visited...

    • Trepat-dation

      When the news came out about Alberta going into lockdown again, I immediately activated my pandemic response plan.  No, I did not stock up on...

    • Champagne

      If 2020 was a drink, it would be a Baileys and lime juice.  Or maybe a red wine mixed with Diet Coke.  Or whatever terrible...

    • Franc and Earnest

      With Alberta doubling its daily COVID infection count from 1000 to 2000 in just a few short weeks, I am continuing my lonesome hermitage at...

    • OK With Beaujolais

      Every day of this accursed pandemic gives me a new reason to drown my sorrows in wine!  Alberta has the dubious honour of being the...

    • Zin Is In

      As we barrel headlong into overwhelming our hard-working health care workers with record-breaking pandemic infections, I have been doing my part by staying safely isolated...