Hoping to remain a "Resident Non-Immigrant with Permission to Work"

Tomorrow morning Nic and I are headed up to Quebec to submit our TN-1 renewal paperwork at the border. If it’s approved, we’ll be here another year. If it’s not… well if it’s not, we’re screwed! Obviously we’re hoping that goes smoothly! Our plan is to cross around lunch time, find some food, load up…

A very scaled down Christmas

At risk of being scolded severely by our Christmas-crack-snorting friends, I’d like to clear-up our intentions for Christmas this year, for our family and friends who may not know what our plans are… We have a lot going on this Christmas season, including expiring Visas, a new church campus and a baby on the way,…

2 years in the process……aren't I huge!!

Do you ever remember that when you where a little girl you would play dress up? Well me and my sister would put on my mom’s high heels and put white slips on our heads and pretend to be getting married…how weird is that at that age. Also for as long as a can remember…

A Job Well Done

Two days, 7 computers — 5 of them starting with no OS and a blank hard drive — from Windows 2003 servers, to XP workstations filled with spyware to OS X boxes of every shape, every one of them is running better than when I got there. Obviously the current Apple of my eye is…

American Thanksgiving

Americans are wonderful people — except at movie theatres! We did not want for food for a single second yesterday! Karl invited us over to his grandparents for lunch, where we ate our share of a giant turkey and then played Mafia with their family (with varying degrees of success). Then as soon as we…

The new jonandnic.com

If you visited last night, you probably noticed that the site was down. I was rebuilding the server in preperation to add some new software. I actually figured it was best to re-install Windows, and here I’m going to go off on a rabbit trail from the original intent of my post… Kerio Mail Server…