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5 Weeks of “Vacation”…

September 26/17 Time for another update! The day after the last post, Ross flew into Calgary and met Karen there to attend a first ever Adrian Cousin’s Reunion where 16 of the 26 cousins met for the first time (more … Continue reading

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Karen’s Musings

Sept 23/17 Karen’s Musings – From Strangers to Family Warning!  This is a very personal post and I share it with you because my heart is overflowing and it is part of my life’s adventure.  (I’m grateful for a small … Continue reading

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In the Heat of Summer

August 17/17 Since the last post, we have been watching our sweet grandson grow through photos. 

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Family News

July 2/17 2 big announcements! 1.   We are grandparents! And couldn’t be more thrilled and proud!

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The Digging Continues

July 1/17 Happy 150th Birthday, Canada! I can’t believe that it’s been 3 months already since my last post.  It’s been busy! Maybe point form would be most expedient… Ross has been home for 36 days altogether (in 6 day … Continue reading

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Mud, Mud, Mud and More Mud!

March 25/17 The septic is in and our yard is a big muddy mess!  But the septic is in… 

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Will Winter Keep Calling?

February 28/17 It seems like winter just never ends this year…and yes, I know that in other parts of Canada it’s not reasonable to expect it so soon, but here on the Island, we don’t get snow like this.  From … Continue reading

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As We Look Toward the Spring

January 24/17 This has been a winter unlike anything I have ever experienced.  Wind storm after wind storm (many in excess of 50km) bringing many inches of rains… and then the snow.  The “lots of it and not going away … Continue reading

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As Winter Approaches

October  16/16 Stormy winter has arrived here in the Comox Valley with torrential rains and record winds.  It is so nice to be tucked away in the Rabey’s home and watching it instead of experiencing it in the RV.  Speaking … Continue reading

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The Last Days of Summer…

August 31/16 This last week of August, while Ross was home, we spent living in the RV on the property giving the Rabey’s their house back as they pack and prepare for their big trip across the continent. Ross got … Continue reading

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