When we went to Collen and Echo’s house for Crazy Canadian Thanksgiving, we took an apple pie that I baked. It was really good and they both had a second slice. Later, when I sent mini pies to work with Ken for an event, Collen had two of those, too, haha! Since it’s usually just… Continue reading Have a slice of apple pie while I eat some of this crow!
I can’t believe it’s been over a week since Thanksgiving! I’ve been meaning to share our little Montana adventure, but got so busy this week that I haven’t had a chance. We actually celebrated two Thanksgivings this year. Collen, one of Ken’s colleagues who we went hiking with in September, invited us to dinner at… Continue reading Time flies when you’re having fun! – Thanksgiving in two countries
I woke up this morning determined to bounce back and have a good day today and so far, so good! I give all credit to the magic soup I made last night for dinner. So I decided to make some more decorations for the front of the house. Like I said before, I know it’s… Continue reading Gettin’ Crafty – It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!
I had no idea how hard that first post about how we got to Calgary would be for me to write. Even when I was trying to do it with little emotion, it was surprising to me how much of that is still so fresh. The rest of the story is different and not as… Continue reading How did we get here? Part 2 – Househunting and packing
Ken and I do a lot of driving in the mountains here, just like we used to in Colorado. There seemed to be more little towns to explore in the mountains of Colorado, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t anything to see here. In fact, the parks here are chock full of stunning views. I… Continue reading A Twenty Dollar View – we visit Moraine Lake
If you’ve lived in Canada your whole life, or if you’re American and have been living under a rock, you may not understand why this was such a BFD for me, but I used my Alberta Health Card today. And it was awesome! Living in the US, I’ve been insured at times and uninsured… Continue reading Welcome to Canada! – In which I use my Alberta Health Card for the first time
So, you want to work in Canada, eh? If you really want to take the hard route and draw this process out for months, here is some helpful step-by-step advice. First, when coming through the border (or Port of Entry as they like to call it, despite the fact that we crossed in Montana and… Continue reading Interlude or “How to Make Getting a Work Permit in Canada a Huge PITA”