Daily Archives: March 5, 2014

One year!

It's been one year since leaving my job in Cambridge, moving to Cobourg to be closer to my wife Angela's family and figuring out what to do with the next phase of my life.Jeff Hurst new

So what am I doing and what have I learned?

What I haven't learned is to take advice from people who know better.

They all warned me.

Don't join, volunteer or take part in too many activities when you move to a new place. Give yourself some time to adjust, settle and live.

Did I listen? No.

Let's see, so far I have joined the Rotary Club of Cobourg, Northumberland Central Chamber of Commerce, Royal Canadian Legion Cobourg, and the Cobourg Yacht Club. Oh, I also volunteer at Cobourg Police Services, was accepted to sit on the Cobourg Environmental Advisory Committee, and I grow vegetables on a plot of land at St. Joseph's Community Garden (where I also volunteer).

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