Author Archives: Mike

How to exit Costa Rica with your own car (and then come back!)

****** EDIT: December 23, 2013: There is a new exit tax that you need to pay! Thanks to Sammi at mytanfeet.com for the info. You must pay this $7 fee at branches of Bancredito. Keep your receipts as you will … Continue reading

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So long since an update …

I’ll try to post more here! Just a quick update – we bought a farm in Serbia! It’s a great piece of land about 15 minutes outside Kragujevac. It has deep hand dug well that has the freshest, coolest water … Continue reading

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So we’re going to ship our van here!

We have decided to ship our 2003 Kia Sedona minivan here, to Serbia. After comparing costs we have decided that it would be better to stick with the devil we know. Our van, although higher in kilometers, at 175,000, is … Continue reading

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Fun with Diet Coke and Mentos

We had some fun tonight! Vesna picked up a 6-pack of Diet Coke and a pack of Mentos for a ‘science experiment’! Vesna, Djordje, Nikola, Luka, Torrin, Devlin, Caelin and myself went to the park across the street for some … Continue reading

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Völkerschlachtdenkmal РMonument to the Battle of the Nations, 1813

I have been neglectful in posting all the things we have been doing since we arrived in Germany last week. We have seen many things in Frankfurt and Leipzig and I hope to get them on here – I just … Continue reading

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I saw my Dad again

I saw my Dad on Friday night. Even though he’s been gone for almost 5 years, I got to see him again. My Dad operated subway trains for the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC). He was with them from 1976 or … Continue reading

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Pie in the sky no more! Some ramblings..

It’s been awhile since we did an update. Since arriving in Toronto on May 1st we’ve immersed ourselves in this city, falling into a familiar groove of work, shop, see people, work shop etc. We have not done as much … Continue reading

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The Key To A Good Salad

We delivered our Jayco 1007 to its new owners today, Richard and Linda in Oakville. They are getting married in a few months and plan to take the trailer camping in Newfoundland for their honeymoon – exciting! We were planning … Continue reading

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Still looking for a place in TO!

We’re down to 4 days left to get a spot in Toronto! Hamilton’s been nice, but it’s time to move on. There’s nothing really to do here, and we’re all getting restless.¬† Our clients and prospects are in Toronto, and … Continue reading

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Dear house:

Dear house, Watching my in-laws go through the home selling process has sealed the deal for both Vesna and I: we are done with you. Don’t get me wrong – we loved you in Waterloo. Loved you. You were big. … Continue reading

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