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Author: Jeremy Teeuwsen

Well I just lived through my first Cyclone. Well it was a pretty baby Cyclone. It just scraped into Category 1. We got into work yesterday and then they sent us home. Here is a picture of Cyclone Eric, which hit us and another Cyclone/Tropical Storm that is on the other side of the Island. Eventually a big one is going to come through and when it does I will show all of you some actual pictures.

Author: Jeremy Teeuwsen

Driving with Judah often involves explaining a lot about what different vehicles are doing and what their names are. For example.

Judah: We are following the blue car?
Dad: Yes we are following the blue car and there is an SUV following us.
Judah: SmyV is following us?
Dad: No an SUV is following us.
Judah: Oh… yah… an SmyV is following us.
Dad: No an SUV is following us.
Judah: SUV is following us?
Dad: Yes an SUV is following us.

I often wish I had a little tape recorder for all the conversations that we have. Typing his words don’t do them justice. πŸ™‚

Author: Jeremy Teeuwsen

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Author: Jeremy Teeuwsen

As many of you already know Kim came to visit me in Madagascar this week. The only problem is that her suitcase hasn’t made it. Supposedly it will come tonight, but that is what we heard last night. Now we are just hoping she gets it before we go home on Friday night.

Anyway the only pants she has are the ones she wore on the plane. Nice camo pants. However just today at lunch we found out they are illegal to wear and if the army sees you in them they could just take them away from you… in the middle of the street. Needles to say I told Kim there was no real rush in her finding some new pants or a skirt. πŸ™‚

Author: Jeremy Teeuwsen

Ok, here are some pictures from the surfing adventure. Some audiences may want to avert their eyes…

Author: Jeremy Teeuwsen

Well as some of you realize Kim and I are moving to Madagascar. I am currently already here on a rotation before Kim and the kids come in March.

I have been meaning to do some updates on Madagascar, but work has been crazy busy. Eitherway I thought I would give you an update on my Sunday.

Slept in…
Lazy lunch by the beach…
Hopefully a call to Kim and then I am hitting the sack.

Tough day, but it makes up for the last six 12 hour work days. πŸ™‚

Author: dteeuwsen
Judah Welcoming Grandpa and Grandma Home

The First Adventure of Many With the RV6

Friday, Sep. 26 saw Yvonne and I catch the β€œred eye” at 01:00 to Fredericton arriving at 10:30 local time. I was checked out in the RV6 by Wayne and after a quick lunch filed a flight plan to Roberval, Quebec. This was necessary since Hurricane Kyle was coming. At Roberval we were met by a friendly fuel-up man who showed us where to tie down for the night and suggested the Chateau Roberval for the night. It was a short taxi ride to the hotel where a good meal awaited us. The next morning required a 2 hour delay to leave due to fog so we went for a walk down to the lake and river. Yvonne asked the lady at the checkout desk if Roberval was know for more than just blueberries and cheese. She said that it was also know for 10 women for every man and that is why she moved there from Montreal. It was a 2 ΒΎ scenic and smooth flight to Timmins, Ontario. After refueling we found out that it was IFR further west so we tied down the RV6, rented a car and headed to town for a hotel and late lunch. We had the opportunity to again walk around a town we had never been to and get ready for Sunday. On Sunday we were again delayed leaving due to low clouds. From Timmins we flew west and found the first part of the flight quite bumpy and required some diverting around low clouds. There was some rain but west of Marathon the sky was clear and the ride flying became smooth. After refueling at Thunder Bay we found the weather was not great for our planned route but suggested we fly to Kenora which we did. The ride was bumpy the whole way and there was a strong crosswind when landing at Kenora. Again we refueled and checked the weather to the west. This time it was suggested we fly to Yorkton Saskatchewan which we agreed. We again had a bumpy ride along with a strong headwind. However, we gained 2 hours due to time change. The strong wind required us to land on the gravel runway which actually worked out quite well. After refueling we were given keys to a courtesy van to drive into town. We found a hotel and a good restaurant and after a long day of flying went to bed early. Of note, even though most of the day was bumpy Yvonne did not have to use the sick bag. On Monday we again were delayed leaving due to low clouds over Yorkton. However, a short distance west of Yorkton we soon were in sunny skies which we had all the way back to Edmonton. The air was smooth which was a pleasant change from the day before. After a quick stop in North Battleford for fuel and we were again back in the air arriving at Villeneuve at 13:30. Kim, Judah and Finley arrived a short time later to pick us up. Judah got a short ride to Sandy Lake and back and then we were entertained by Bill Carter who flew his airshow routine. All in all it was a great adventure, we saw a lot of country and found out that Yvonne is a very good navigator.

Author: dteeuwsen
2008 Newfoundland
Pictures from the latest trip to The Rock.

Author: Jeremy Teeuwsen
10 years!!!

That is how long Kim and I have been together for as of yesterday. Only married for 7 mind you. This year Gord and Carol celebrated their 35th wedding aniversary. They have been married only 5 times longer then we have. πŸ™‚

Author: dteeuwsen

I have uploaded some photos of William here