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A busy home life

Since coming back to Canada, I have moved in with my parents, and have started a part time job (with basically full time hours).  I have been so busy, working almost every day, that my blogging has taken a back seat.  I hope to be writing at least twice a week now that I have a steady-ish schedule.

 

Life back in my hometown has been challenging at times to get used to.  I miss seeing the faces of my students.  I miss the Chinese food.  (I do NOT miss the noisiness of China though!)  I miss my teacher friends.  I knew this would happen – that I would have to adjust to living back in Canada after being gone for over 3 years.  While I have discovered just how beautiful my hometown is, I have also realized how much I miss being abroad.  Don’t get me wrong – I am very happy to be back. Being in touch with my kids.  Being with my family.  These are things I am very grateful that I have the chance to have.  But, as I have read in so many blogs, the adjustment is real.

 

I love my job (I work at Tim Horton’s – a Canadian icon) – the people I work with are fun and it’s such a great environment, meeting and talking to people every single day.  It’s a job I look forward going to every day, and when I leave, my job does not come with me.  Not like teaching – which was really a constant job.  Preparing lessons, teaching online in the evening, it was very busy and so I am really enjoying the “mindless” job I have now.  Another bonus of being back here!

 

Anyway – life is getting back to normal for me, and my blogging will become steady once again.  I have missed blogging every couple of days – and I want to continue with my writing and reading everyone else’s blogs!!

 

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​Happy 150th birthday Canada!!!

Canada ~ my home country. It is an amazing country, with some of the most beautiful nature you will ever see, the friendliest people on earth and the best country to live in.

I have travelled across Canada, from Ontario to Alberta. I have crossed over to British Columbia briefly on a snowshoeing trip. I spent many summers as a child in Quebec visiting my grandparents. I have been to New Brunswick, and landed in Newfoundland.  I have yet to see PEI (as an adult) or Nova Scotia, but they are on my list.  My home country is big and beautiful and has something for everyone. Every single province I have seen has mesmerized me with its natural beauty.


There is so much to see in each of our amazing provinces and territories. 


I love my country and miss it. I am so very proud to be a Canadian and I happily tell everyone that I meet that I am from Canada.  


Happy 150th birthday Canada !!!