Time flies when you’re having fun! – Thanksgiving in two countries

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

Welcome to Canada! – In which I use my Alberta Health Card for the first time

  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

Interlude or “How to Make Getting a Work Permit in Canada a Huge PITA”

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”