Friday, October 22, 2010

Vacation Begins Soon

In a few hours my last work day of the week will begin and so will my weekend and week's holiday to France. Yeah, we made it!

D passed his exam yesterday! He is so relieved to wrap up 2 months worth of studying and review. This designation he has earned is recognized worldwide so who knows where it will take us someday?

A colleague of his has done that line of work in Greece, Brazil and Portugal. I say bring it on! I'm ready to give living elsewhere a go!

When we were in the States for D's marathon last weekend, I used my Blackberry to take some pictures. You probably know where I'm going with this. I saw a charge online for roaming. So I get on the phone to get some explanation about all that as I'm a neophyte.

Turns out I can turn off the roaming if I wanted and because my phone received a voice mail and some emails, I was charged for that. Then he proceeded to give me the prices for all the different data and voice options when I'm out of Canada.

This was an important phone call because I do not want to get charged just for using the camera on my phone. Now that I know how to disable it, we are good. The emails and voice mail that got loaded in the States will probably cost less than $1. Cheap enough lesson. I wouldn't have wanted to learn that lesson in Europe.

Back in a week and a bit! Have a great weekend Everyone!


  1. Have a fantastic vacation in France :) Congrats to D on passing his exam. Have fun...

  2. Good for you - have a wonderful time in France!

  3. Have a great trip! I was in Paris a few weeks ago for the first time and loved it......I can't wait to go back.
    New to Blogging

  4. Thanks Sue! I've passed on the congrats to D!

    Thanks Jane! We had an awesome time. Great weather with just a one day of rain.

    Hi Kathy! Thanks for stopping by! I agree with you on wanting to go back to Paris. Hope you get to return soon.

  5. PS. @ Jane -- Very sorry to hear about your daughter's accident. I hope she is improving with each day. I'm glad she has you there.