Travelodge Owen Sound
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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They say that the effects of sleep deprivation can be so severe, they are capable of changing the way someone behaves, that it can have a profound impact on the normal cognitive functions of the human brain. Memory, intelligence and even one's sex drive can take a plunge in performance, not to mention the increase in error and accidents that can arise. Not for nothing have such techniques been used as a form of ...
... I', affirming that there are still signs of life beyond the desk, that other things still matter. The first-person-plural, the insidious 'we' of desk speak, can seem tyrannical in the end, can make a person feel faceless, voiceless, an interchangeable body in the working crowd. The service industry was always thus. All this shift-swapping culminated in me working a late shift from 5 pm to 1 am a while ago, so a good insight into the dreamy, ...
... just as darkness started to fall. After signing the interminable waivers- I have never known an organisation so obsessed with indemnification as this one, though, due to the dangerous nature of their product, I suppose understandably so- we were issued with our snowshoes. These basically look like tennis racquets that are strapped to one's feet, dispersing one's weight over a broader area so one does not sink into deep snow so much. Traditional snowshoes were once carved from hardwood ...
Yesterday I was working at the front desk of the only boutique hotel on resort. What sets apart the 'boutique' experience from any other standard experience, one might wonder? That is a very good question. As far as I can tell, it all comes down to bathrobes and oatmeal cookies. Of the former, guests allegedly get two bathrobes in their closet upon arrival, presumably all snug and hanging limply, like a couple of obsequious manservants waiting to do the bidding of their masters. I ...
... and a desk in a glass building in the heart of the dark, gothic city. That it hadn't made me very happy in the end because I wasn't ready for it yet, to be grown up. I wonder if travelling is helping me move towards my wisdom, or taking me further away from it? Will I be ready to be an adult by the time I get home? Will it be something I want and can handle? Is it ever so easy as a mere decision or crossing a line or saying yes, I can do this? Or will I be chasing the horizon ...