There was this bar that started up right down the road from me. It was the best thing our town had going for it, the bar owners were so outgoing and friendly and often got involved in the community which did wonders for their popularity. We are in a ski resort area so winter time is when local businesses thrive the most as there is always such an influx of people in the area. The bar was the perfect place to come to after a day on the trails, when you’re exhausted and chilled to the bone, it was so good to pick a spot by the fire, they had a huge gas lit stove that pumped heat and life back into our bodies, that gas stove was the best place for an apres ski. Early in the season we were hit with a huge snow storm, it took a lot of us by surprise but we were all too happy to hit the trails earlier than expected, all but the bar. That was the week they had the HVAC unit coming in to service their HVAC system. A gas stove the size of theirs it is always important they have an HVAC team in to make sure all is in working order, a mishap there could hurt a lot of people. So, unfortunately, for our Apres Ski we had to go to this dive bar and use our imagination next to the heating vents, we imagined it was the gas stove with giant flames licking up the sides and pretend to hear the cackling of the fire as the wood burned. It was a good day on the slopes though for sure!