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Popular Fort McMurray blogger Theresa Wells shares the stories of her life and the lives of others living in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo. Stay CONNECTed with her on Twitter @mcmurraymusings and view all her blogs online at www.mcmurraymusings.com

The Games’ legacy lives on

The Games’ legacy lives on

By THERESA WELLS, Connect Weekly It is hard to believe that – just over a week ago – the 2015 Western Canada Summer Games came to a close in Wood …

Living in the moment

By THERESA WELLS, Connect Columnist The spectacle is about to begin and I casually glance at my phone. Far from being a simple device to answer phone calls it …

Patience, a dying art in behaviour

By THERESA WELLS, Connect Columnist The sighing from behind me is not only audible, but also becoming increasingly annoying. It is the early morning rush at …

The nature of resiliency

By THERESA WELLS, Connect Columnist Recently I was describing my battle with my almost two-decade long eye disease to an acquaintance. It was one of those rare …

Get your game face ready

Get your game face ready

By THERESA WELLS, Connect Columnist There is no denying it – driving down Franklin Avenue is a bit painful right now due to a series of construction projects …

McMurray Musings CONNECTS: Oh Canada

McMurray Musings CONNECTS: Oh Canada

by Theresa Wells In the past two weeks I have had some close encounters with Canadian pride. I have been there for two football games where an enormous …

McMurray Musings CONNECTS: Just in Time

McMurray Musings CONNECTS: Just in Time

by Theresa Wells Last week was my birthday. I’m not saying this to garner belated birthday wishes, but rather to set the context for the story I will tell. …