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Got a call from the packing team, they are in town now and want to come by today (Sunday) for a "pre-pack".  Don't know what that is, but suspect I'm going to find out. :)

Tomorrow the team will swarm my house and pack up all my belongings into little brown boxes.  The next day this team of hard working Canadians (yes, the team drove down from Vancouver) will move all the little brown boxes into a big truck.  And then Wednesday, left with nothing but suitcases, we will fly off on our big adventure.

Amanda and I are both a little rattled by everything happening.  We've been planning and working towards this, and now the day is upon us.  Tomorrow morning I will shut down the computers and disassemble them for transit.  Don't know when I'll be back online again, so consider this a "so long for now".

You all behave while I'm gone. ;)


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Aug. 29th, 2004 04:48 pm (UTC)
Hi from your Bud Tom
Hey Scott,
Congratulations on the new job and "WELCOME TO CANADA EH!!!" So you couldn't find a job in Winnipeg huh :-\ Well at leasst you are getting closer. Good luck on the move and I hope I will still see you at OVFF? Dave and I are taking two weeks to drive there and back and will do some House Concerts on the way. I am looking forward to introducing you to my new girlfriend from Tennessee there :-O This will be her first ever Con. I know, another long distance relationship :-D Hey, dating women in your own town and country is for wimps :-D
Take Care,
Aug. 29th, 2004 05:42 pm (UTC)
Re: Hi from your Bud Tom
Hi Tom!

Scott is Toastmaster at OVFF this year. We'll be attending without Zoe, she'll be spending the weekend with her grandparents in Southern California. I'm looking forward to meeting your new lady friend. :)

BTW, the movers arrived to do some packing today and the crew foreman said "So, your movin' to Vancouver, eh?" We love him.....
Aug. 29th, 2004 07:52 pm (UTC)
I hear that y'all managed to touch base with my friend in Vancouver; I hope you get along well with her and her family! Good luck with the move!
Aug. 29th, 2004 09:37 pm (UTC)
Yeppers! She and I are emailing and it looks like we'll be able to set up a playdate! Thank you Erica!
Aug. 29th, 2004 11:20 pm (UTC)
Good luck, Scott & Amanda! It sounds like you're very primed for this move, so I hope it turns out to be all you could hope for. I'm so glad we'll get to see you at OVFF. But in the meanwhile, make Vancouver yours!
Aug. 30th, 2004 12:18 am (UTC)
Good luck! Good luck! Good luck! One for each of you!

(Oh, wait. Does each guitar need one? And what about Rudy ...)
Aug. 30th, 2004 02:07 pm (UTC)
Ya know, Rudy was residing in Zoe's closet, but they packed Zoe's room yesterday.

So, he must be in there SOMEWHERE.

I think he does need luck all his own.
Aug. 30th, 2004 12:24 am (UTC)
Good luck and a premature WELCOME TO CANADA!!!!!!!!!!!!

Really REALLY looking forward to seeing you at OVFF.

And isn't today Zoe's birthday? HAPPY BIRTHDAY, ZOE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Aug. 30th, 2004 02:08 pm (UTC)
Yesterday was Zoe's birthday. We celebrated on Saturday with a very small family gathering. But we had cake and presents and Zoe got to do whatever she wanted all day.
Aug. 30th, 2004 08:59 am (UTC)
Wishing for a smooth move for you. *lotsa anti-stress hugs to you and Amanda*!
Aug. 30th, 2004 12:21 pm (UTC)
Hey, JetsGo.com currently has a seat sale of Toronto -> Vancouver flights for CA$9 (yes that's NINE DOLLARS) + taxes/fees = total $44.08. Return flight is CA$294 + taxes/fees.

But it means that I can come move in with you for just CA$44.08!
Aug. 30th, 2004 02:05 pm (UTC)
let's go!!!
Aug. 30th, 2004 02:09 pm (UTC)
So, did you book?

We're in a vacation destination and we're taking reservations already so you gotta let me know......
Aug. 30th, 2004 02:26 pm (UTC)
And we're offering a move-in special. We cover half your travel! That's right!! For only $22.04 you can move in!!!!

:) The door is always open. :)
Aug. 30th, 2004 02:04 pm (UTC)
Lucky that it is easier to get across the border INTO canada. Welcome d00d.
Sep. 1st, 2004 02:43 pm (UTC)
Good luck, safe trip
I expect some pics and good stories when I see you in Ohio.
Dont forget you have a land line phone so you CAN call your poor little brother who will needlesly worry a bit until he hears from ya even though he knows everything will be OK :) :P (Hey, its my job! :)
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