I’m heading up to Canada today.
My sister has accepted a research position at a Swedish university, near the world’s largest IKEA store (although that has nothing to do with her research).
Catherine and her husband will live in Sweden for a year. That is, after they compete in the World Dragonboat Championships in Prague. And travel to Poland, Hungary, and Austria.
Today we are having a family send-off party before they leave on Thursday. It’s hard to contemplate how much we’ll miss them. Our coping strategy includes food, laughter, and maybe a few fart jokes.
For as many times as I have crossed the border between British Columbia and Washington state, I should find a way to include it in a story. A border crossing has its own rules and culture. Hmmm… I’ll have to noodle that one a bit.
listening to: 10,000 Maniacs, These Are Days