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Tagged With: Vancouver

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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The Long Haul: In Retrospect

A year ago I wrote about the beginnings of our adventure. Then I wasn't sure exactly where we'd be in a year or if we'd even decide to leave behind a home and travel. I did know I wanted to do something different. So we packed up, drove up to Vancouver and spent a glorious … 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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Saturday's Adventure: Skytrain, Seabus, & Stanley Park

Saturday we finally took Fiona on her long-promised Skytrain ride. We each got an all day pass that allowed us to ride the Skytrain, Seabus and city buses in any zones. So we took full advantage of it. After lunch we walked the block to the bus stop and then took the bus to the … 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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Working Remotely: Business as Usual

Someone sent me a message today wishing us a great vacation in Vancouver. We're not on vacation! We're working remotely and it's business as usual. That's what's great about being a virtual worker. As long as we have internet access we  can work from any location on the globe. Today we are doing a special … Continue reading »

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Sisters Spend the Day Together Before We Leave for Oregon

Fiona has an older grown sister, Rachelle. Rachelle was at Fiona's birth and is like a second mother to her since there's a 16-year age difference. In fact four years ago when mommy ended up in the hospital for four month, Rachelle really took over as then 2-year old Fiona's surrogate mommy. So they are … Continue reading »

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Virtual Assistants in Vancouver Receive Training at Virtual Offices

Yes, we're moving ahead with the Vancouver Virtual Assistant Workshop on August 6, 2010. Thanks to Renee Shupe, The Redhead VA, and Minna Van of The Network Hub, we have a great location and lots of great information to present. You can read the Press Release posted at PRLog. The workshop will be very interactive … Continue reading »

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Guest Post by Caitlyn James: Who Are These Canfields?

I've busted in here to ask you something. It's Caitlyn ... the Canfields will be staying at our place in August. Joel & Sue agreed to give me some space to do a fun little post pre-launch of their nomad's adventure. I'll hit send before they can do a full proof-read. You'll see why. Seriously, … Continue reading »

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Go Has No Deadline

The plan was to announce our decision next Monday, June 28th, at noon. Well, that was what I wrote, anyway. The plan was to decide before then, not wait until then. And, it's decided. No point waiting. When you know, you know. Vancouver,we are 'go'for launch. If we come, they had better build it

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