This week’s Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge theme is Bridges. This photo was taken on January 9, 2004 literally as we crossed the border from the US in to Canada. Minutes after this photo was taken we would get our immigration … Continue reading CFFC / Which Way: Bridges
August 1st we all wake up early – something unusual in our family where Daegan is known to sometimes sleep until noon. (It’s OK, he works late!). But we have a good reason. While we start the day as Americans, … Continue reading Canadian Citizenship: We Did It!
So this just arrived today. In less than four weeks we will be Canadian citizens. We’re so excited! So how does this work? From what I understand, there will be a few speakers and guests and then we take the … Continue reading Exciting News!
[Updated October 31 – I just got a call from Daegan. they both passed!!] In less than 24 hours, Sage and Daegan will be taking their Canadian citizenship tests bright and early tomorrow morning. It has 20 multiple choice questions and if they get 15 of them correct (75%) they’ll be scheduled for citizenship ceremony where they’ll be take the oath of citizenship. Because I’m out of the country, my test will be scheduled after I return. I’m already a little nervous. (But I’m studying so I’m sure it’ll be fine) Continue reading Wish Sage and Daegan Luck! [UPDATED]
While Sage spent most of her childhood growing up in California, I spent most of my formative years in Vermont. At the time we met, though, she was living in Springfield, Missouri and I was living just over the Vermont/New Hampshire Border in West Lebanon, NH. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet (I know, even in 1991!) we managed to meet and within two months went from meeting online to our first in-person meeting to living together for 25 years. And then people made an animation of the story this month. We lived together in the shared house I … Continue reading How we Ended Up in Canada
Some very exciting news arrived today – almost a year before I expected to see it based on posted processing times. I’ve officially been invited to take my Canadian citizenship test. So the next step of our immigration journey is coming up. The test date they gave me probably won’t work as I have a business trip coming up then (and really, I need a little time to study – that was going to be my project for next summer!) but this is extremely exciting news. If we pass, we will be told we passed immediately and be scheduled to … Continue reading Exciting News!