An interview with Michelle, a teacher and government employee in Edmonton, Alberta.
When was a time you felt a strong connection to the environment? Tell me about it.
This summer I went camping with my son and our dogs, Lucky and Eva. We went to Whitney Lakes, a remote campground in north-western Alberta, by the Saskatchewan border. Right when we drove into the campground, we saw what looked like our dog Lucky, but then we realised it was a bear! So you can see how our camping trip was exciting right from the start! Eventually, after the bear had left, we got around to setting up the tent, and it started to rain. Rain is an understatement. The sky tore open and it poured! Within one hour we had experienced two tremendous forces of nature, both of them kinda scary.
The rain slowed down. We didn’t want to eat by the tent for fear of attracting Force of Nature #1, so...