Vancouver, BC

Place 72 – Day 268: Vancouver, BC – Back To Viewings Again!

Curtis’ Day

Curtis had a pretty relaxed start to the day and then had to get some information for some security metrics.

Once Curtis got those, he had his team meeting quickly.

Curtis did some tickets and then had a meeting with a vendor, which wasn’t overly successful.

Curtis had lunch shortly after and then had 3 meetings back to back.

Curtis had his weekly team meeting and then after that he had a project update meeting.

After the update meeting, Curtis had a call with someone to free up some space on their laptop.

Curtis got some more admin done and then was done with the day. Someone was meant to be coming to look at our sofa, but they did not.

Kim’s Day

All of the invites for Kims social events ran out last week, so she started her day by adding new links and extending the recurrences.

One if Kims colleagues is unable to get the mail this week, so Kim said she would. It also makes no sense to just walk there and back, so Kim spent the rest of the day in the office. Once she got there, Kim joined the Yoga class.

On the way into work, Kim saw a cool painting on the wall!

Kim then met someone who dropped their old laptop back at the office. Once she had the laptop she helped IT with trying to set it up. They hit a roadblock so decided to let it try to sort itself out and come back to it later.

Kim then hopped on a call with someone in sales to go over a mini project they need doing. She will be helping the team categorise and organise their filing system online. After this Kim had a quick question for her colleague in regards to some of the older marketing stock thats lying around, so she called her and they had a quick chat.

Kim spent a lot of the afternoon reaching out to people in regards to sending things back to the office. Midway through the afternoon she had a quick call with a friend from another department. It was great to have a nice chat with him.

After that call Kim had another meeting with IT where they bailed on the original laptop and ended up getting a second laptop to work. After this Kim sent a few more emails out and then headed home.

On the walk home, kim timed how long it will take to get from their new apartment to their building and its about half the time it currently takes her, which is good. She also saw someone wearing a purge mask, which was a little unsettling.

Back To Viewings Again

We were told that someone had got our apartment already, so noone needed to view it, but that fell through, meaning we had to get the apartment ready for viewing!

We cleaned the apartment and then we waited for people to arrive to view it. There were about 7 people coming to see our apartment and the first 2 did not show up!

A few people did arrive and came to look at the apartment.

By 20:00 they were gone and we had leftover risotto for dinner.

We got some things tidied and packed around the apartment ready for Thursday’s move out/in day!


This Time Last Year!


Mr & Mrs Hale

Vancouver, BC

Place 72 – Day 258: Vancouver, BC – Moving Apartments!

Curtis’ Day

Curtis had a quiet start to the morning, but then got a ticket with a request for 19 people to be offboarded!

This took Curtis about 1.75 hours before he was finished.

After that, Curtis had his daily team meeting.

Curtis did some more tickets and then had a quick lunch with Kim.

Curtis had a very productive meeting to discuss returning to work with other members of the company and make some plans with what was going to happen.

Curtis had a few more tickets to do in the afternoon and then attended the happy hour for the week, which was fun, everyone was figuring out what Muppet they would be!

Kim’s Day

As per usual on a Friday Kim hosted the UK Friday social call. It was great, it was a smaller crowd than usual, but a couple of new faces which is nice!

Kim was meant to have a cribbage game after, but it got rescheduled to next week. She then joined a meeting about events coming up in May and how they work with Mental Health Awareness Month. They worked through which events will happen when and how that ties into the communications that will be going out too.

After that meeting Kim had a call with the CEO for a donut catch up. They had a nice talk about VR, the course Kim went on and the plan for the Christmas parties.

Kim had a little time after that meeting and the next social call so she worked on setting up some of the events and drafting up the invites for them. On the east coast social call, there were many new faces again! It was great to just laugh and have a chat with everyone from over there.

After a quick lunch Kim had a team meeting that was a follow on from the meeting last week. Kim then spent the afternoon working on things from the meeting. She finished the day by joining the west coast chat and that was fun!

Moving Apartments!

Today was the last day we have to decide if we will extend out lease, which ends at the end of May.

To help decide this, we went to take a look at an apartment we had seen online.

We went and had a look and it was a lot smaller than what we have and not massively great, either.

This made the decision difficult, but we had to discuss it further.

We got back home and ordered a curry and whilst waiting for that, we did our workout.

We ate our curry and then eventually made our decision that we would move out of this apartment!

We looked at a few apartments and booked some viewings, so we will be busy with that for the near future.

We sat and watched some TV, played some games and that was that.


This Time Last Year!


Mr & Mrs Hale