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Absolutely nothing of interest happened today

Unless having my US Immigration Visa approved is interesting, of course. Now I’m stuck in Montreal for a few days until the Consulate gives me back my passport and paperwork. As has been pointed out, there are undoubtedly much worse places to be stuck, but when all one wants is to go home, it still feels stuck.
Once I receive my paperwork, I’ll drive back to Toronto (to return the rental car) and then fly home. As I cross the border, I’ll use my paperwork to register as a Permanent Resident; I’ll then receive my greencard and Social Security Number by mail within a few weeks.
As with any bureaucratic process, I spent most of the time …

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to you and yours from the Karpiuk family!
To kick off 2010, we’ve given our blog a major facelift, as you’ve probably noticed. Not only do we have a new layout, but we’ve got a whole new domain as well. The old gallery system has been replaced by a slick Flickr account integration; you can see the most recent uploads in a photostream off to the right there, and clicking the “gallery” link above will take you to all of our photos (most recent sets at the top) and photo collections. Everything from the old Look At Us Go gallery has been moved over and old links on Look At Us Go will …

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Holidays & Immigration

Happy Holidays! I’m officially on Christmas break and there’s only 2 shopping days left.  Around here we’re pretty much done with our handmade gifts and are looking ahead to what 2010 possibly has in store for us. We’re looking forward to spending time with family and friends in Indiana this Christmas, though we’re missing our family and friends in Canada this holiday season, too.
Firstly, our Christmas cards went out last week and most have been received. They feature our 2009 Karpiuk family photo, and they turned out really cute, if I do say so myself.
I updated our Family Life 2009 Scrapbook to feature a few new pages to cover September – early December. Ten pages …

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