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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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House Warming Party

After a lot of effort on many people’s parts in the previous 3 weeks, we got the demolition permit in time for the Oyster River Fire Dept to burn it on their schedule.  We didn’t think it was going to … Continue reading

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Burning or Bulldozing?

We’ll BURN – April 3/16 is the target date!  Stay tuned for pictures and video of the event. But a Bulldozer will probably get involved afterward for the final cleanup. This last 10 days has had a number of hurdles … Continue reading

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Gum Boots, Respirators & Gloves- Not Optional!

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March 9, 2016 – It’s ours!  All 1.6 acres of it! What a great day even though the weather was typical March winter weather.  We packed a lunch and Ross and John Wason took the truck and tool trailer and … Continue reading

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The Miracles are in the Details

To March 8, 2016 The last 6 weeks have flown by in such a flurry of activity, that there has hardly been any time for reflection. For one week, we were completely debt free –That is an unreal feeling after all … Continue reading

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God’s Fingerprint of Approval

  Goodbye Victoria, Hello Black Creek After 34 years of living, renovating and loving in Victoria, we have decided to move our adventures to Northern Vancouver Island.  With the boys are not planning on settling here, there is nothing holding … Continue reading

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