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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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Keeping Busy While We Wait

August 16/16 We are patiently waiting for our extra lot to sell.  There have quite a number of calls and some lookers, but nothing in writing.  We are feeling that is now getting a little late in the season to … Continue reading

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Everything Finally in One Place!

July 6/16 We and all that we own are here in the Comox Valley.  Our 2 moving days were busy but went very smoothly.  Turns out that we cannot get all our belongings into a 30 foot moving van even … Continue reading

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Making the Most of the Evacuation

June 12/16 part 2 In addition to getting Lot 2 ready for sale, we were very busy getting our property ready to receive containers to get our belongings out of storage and onto our own land.  We gave our notice … Continue reading

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When the Fires come…Be Flexible and Count Your Blessings!

June 12/16 part 1 The last 7 weeks have been an unplanned adventure for us.  On May 4th (2 days after my last post) Ross was evacuated from Fort McMurray with the wild fires burning out of control.  I could … Continue reading

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We Can See Land!

“We Can See Land!” I’m sure THAT is what Noah said after 5 months in the ark.  It has been about a 5 month journey for us to get to this point.  As of last week, the lot is cleared and … Continue reading

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