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Tagged With: British Columbia

A Virtual Success!

Last August we held an event for virtual assistants in Vancouver British Columbia while house sitting in the area. Kathy had found our event online and registered. We’ve kept in touch over the past year by email and calls. Today we received this email from Kathy: Hi Sue & Joel, Just wanted to let you … Continue reading »

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Driving Through Coronado

Coronado is my favorite part of San Diego. The historic Hotel del Coronado was the largest wooden building in the US when it was built more than a century ago . . . and it still is, today. Then we cross the enormous Coronado Bridge, completed and opened in July of 1969, the month before … Continue reading »

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Scary Suspension Bridge Over Vancouver's Lynn Canyon

Catching up on some more video from our Vancouver trip. Someone told us about this swinging scary bridge 150 above the floor of Lynn Canyon, so of course, we had to go see. Fiona was very brave. I don't know what Sue was, but she seemed to like it. Here's proof that I crossed it. … Continue reading »

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Vancouver Review: Dates & Duration

We crossed the 49th parallel heading north at 9:15 am Monday the 2nd of August. We crossed the 49th parallel heading south at 3:30 pm Wednesday the 25th of August after spending 3 weeks, 2 days, 6 hours & 15 minutes in Canada Still to come: statistics (miles, dollars, etc.), impressions, achievements, and more.

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Our House Sitting Experience in British Columbia

We loved house sitting in British Columbia for Caitlyn. It's been fun and we appreciate the trust she and Ian put in us in taking care of their home and dog.  When they came home for one day before the next leg of their  trip and then took Brodie their dog with them he seemed … Continue reading »

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Fiona Slays the Dragon (fruit)

We came across a strange-looking fruit here in British Columbia called the dragon fruit. Our friend Shannon told us it was a mild fruit somewhat like a Kiwi with a hint of coconut. We decided to buy one and try it out. It is quite mild and would be great in a fruit salad. Oh, … Continue reading »

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Working Location Independent

Today has been a typical day for our family. Except we can do it as a location independent family. We did all the usual things we do when we're living in our rented home in California - except we were able to do it from New Westminster British Columbia from the home were we're house … Continue reading »

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Meeting Virtual Assistants in Person in Vancouver British Columbia

The Client Communication Clinic we hosted in Vancouver last Friday was great! We finally met Renee Shupe, The Redhead VA, in person. We also met an aspiring virtual assistant and are meeting her again Wednesday while we're still in the Vancouver area. We will be in the Vancouver area until August 23rd at least. We'd love to … Continue reading »

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Meet the Nomad Canfields at Waves Coffee Shops in British Columbia

While we're here in BC we plan to visit, if possible, all the Waves Coffee Shops in BC.  Here's your chance to meet the Nomad Canfield Family in person! Today, August 5th, we'll be at the Waves on Columbia in New Westminster from 11:30 am to 12:30. On Monday, August 9th,  you can find us … Continue reading »

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Our First Full Day In British Columbia

Yesterday, Tuesday August 3, 2010, was our first full day in British Columbia. We slept with the windows open; it's very quiet. As soon as I was up I took the dog for a walk and then came home to make our morning tea. Joel and I drank our tea while sitting on the front … Continue reading »

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