Angela

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Springtime in Sonoma, Part One

Welcome to Our New Digs! We arrived at noon, met the homeowners and their cats, got the tour and within an hour the owners departed for their trip to New Zealand. We would be here for a month without a television but with a fabulous cook’s kitchen! So remarkable in fact there were instruction manuals for …

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Our First Snow Odyssey

You Can Say That Again! We arrived at our friend’s house late in the afternoon after leaving our previous house sitting assignment earlier that morning. There were a few inches of snow on the ground as we drove up the mountain.  We had an enjoyable visit, catching up over dinner, and went to sleep planning an early departure the …

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A New Domicile State

Where Are You Folks From?  During our stay in Sisters, Oregon we began talking seriously about changing our State of Domicile. We are residents of California, well, we came to find out the actual term is ‘domiciled’ in California.  We love the place, but as retirees living on Social Security, it’s a bit on the costly …

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House Sitting in Sisters, Oregon

Our New World! It was snow-covered, freezing, and exquisitely beautiful! It took us 20 minutes to traverse the snowy frozen driveway from hell (our Camry must have wondered what we were getting it into). But our reward was the grand house we’d be living in for the next two weeks. That looks like something we …

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Palm Desert, CA to Sisters, OR

Another Journey! This time we’re headed out from the Southern California desert to the Cascade mountains of Central Oregon: summer to winter in a jiffy. The weather reports told of storms all over California and Oregon which worried us. Hopefully, we’d get there without too much trouble and on time.  We would have to spend …

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