How we Ended Up in Canada

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

Canadian Citizenship Application DONE!

This might look like an innocuous address sitting on a plain brown envelope but this packet represents a series of major changes to our life. To fully understand, let’s go back to September 2003. George W. Bush was president and the Iraq war was well underway. We were temporarily located in Albuquerque, New Mexico where my company had sent me for a long term project. We were at dinner with a couple of friends who were telling us about a horrific day they had. “So we were driving down the highway when all of a sudden this guy in a … Continue reading Canadian Citizenship Application DONE!