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Tagged With: house sitting

House Sitting in Minnesota with Two Boxers, Three Cats and One Homeschooler

We've been house sitting in Saint Paul for about 10 days and have about 10 days to go. ¬†Our host is on vacation in Europe and has two boxers and three cats that needed to be cared for. It's actually not that hard. The boxers are very friendly and most obedient. It was a challenge … Continue reading »

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Quick Update on Where We Are Now

We had a wonderful visit in San Diego this past week. We got to catch up with family and Fiona met lots of her aunts, uncle, cousins and second cousins. The van is repaired and runs great! We drove yesterday from San Diego to Phoenix to stay a few days with our friends here in … Continue reading »

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Heading to Colorado on Saturday for a Repeat House Sitting Job

Today ended the six-week house sitting job here in Albuquerque. The homeowner has returned to a clean home and we made a nice dinner for her and her children. Since Sonja's someone we've known for a while now, we're enjoying an additional day or so with her and then we're heading to Colorado on Saturday … Continue reading »

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Looking for That Ideal Place

I recently gave some thought as to why the continual moving to a new place doesn't bother me. At least not much. Sure once in a while it can be challenging. But overall I find myself excitedly looking forward to moving on to another place, another house sitting job. Why? I realized that many housewives, … Continue reading »

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Officially House Sitting in New Mexico

Today is the first day of our officially house sitting in Albuquerque New Mexico for the next six weeks. Our host has left for vacation. Since we've stayed with our host overnight as we've traveled several times, we're very comfortable here. We have a nice 'office' to work in, a large kitchen to cook in, … Continue reading »

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House Sitting in Ottawa in August

It's confirmed. We will be house sitting in August in Ottawa Canada. We're looking forward to seeing friends in Ottawa and maybe even heading over to Montreal to say hi to some friends. Then there's other musician friends in Toronto. Should be fun. This house sitting thing is picking up. We're leaving our current house … Continue reading »

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No Back; Only Forth

Leaving Sacramento after our daughter's wedding, Sue pointed out that this was the real beginning of our nomadic life. Up 'til now, everything has either been a dress rehearsal (our month in Vancouver) or a trip (to Montreal) or a temporary holding pattern until we had to go back. We always had to go back. … Continue reading »

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Day-to-Day Life House Sitting in Arizona

We're settling in at our house sitting gig here in Mesa. We both feel at 'home' here. It's helpful that we're house sitting for close friends and have stayed with them extensively in the past. So we know where everything is, how to use the washer and dryer, when to put out the trash for … Continue reading »

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Seven Weeks in Arizona

We're settling in at the Wilson's here in Arizona. We've been here a week now and have six more to go. And we're loving it! Right now I'm sitting outside listening to the waterfall running into the pool and Fiona's enjoying some outdoor time in the sun. We've known the Wilson's for seven year. We … Continue reading »

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House Sitting Job Needed

We'd love to spend the month of April house sitting somewhere in the south. For us, that means the Virginias or Carolinas, Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky. We're flexible, so other states aren't out of the question, and the end of March is possible, and the April thing is pretty open-ended too. We also have this dream … Continue reading »

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