Saturday, February 11, 2012

Happy Anniversary to Us

It was 2000. Wayne and I flew in to Powell River as a part of our annual summer vacation. We extended our planned one night stay to two weeks, our entire holiday break. That first summer we enjoyed exploring all that Powell River had to offer. We went to Okeover Inlet twice to go sea kayaking. I remember well, on a drive up Highway 101 towards Lund, asking Wayne if he could ever live in a different country.

And here it is, the fourth anniversary of our landing in Canada on February 11, 2008 as permanent residents.

This year Wayne and I are celebrating with Mom in Bellingham. But Wednesday will have us back in our float cabin home snug and warm. As you can see, the answer to my question to Wayne was a resounding YES! We love our new home, and our new country.

Have you ever made a major life change? I hope it worked out as well as ours did. -- Margy

9 comments:

  1. Happy ANniversary!! And are we ever glad you "accidentally" ended up staying. You are both such wonderful additions to our community and I'm sure to tourism too. They say there are no accidents in life, and if that is so, you are here at the right time and place in your life.

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  2. Congrats! Ours is a great place to live!

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  3. So glad you chose Canada, Margy, and one of the prettiest parts of it, too.
    K

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  4. Congrats on the anniversary.

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  5. Happy Anniversary. We have been here for 38 years! My parents came to BC on holiday and fell in love.
    Lived here all this time and have never been up your way. Maybe this will be the year.

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  6. I clicked over to the posts about your cabin. So cool!

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  7. Glad you are enjoying life in Canada! Happy anniversary!

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  8. Happy anniversary! I might never have 'met' you if you hadn't decided to stay. Cheers to you, Wayne and your Mom - have a great week.

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  9. Thank you everyone for your well wishes. One of the reasons we loved vacationing in Canada was the welcoming people. And now that we live here, it's the people who make it a wonderful home. - Margy

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