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Changes in Latitude, Changes in Altitude

First Things First – With a nod and apology to Jimmy Buffett, this post is about our travel adventures. We hope you enjoy it. Our goal is to live as full-time house sitters. We want to work with great hosts, sweet pets and stay in great houses with beautiful yards. Oh, and live a simple …

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Our New Life – First Six Months

How It’s Gone – Once we arrived in Oregon and truly began our traveling life, we couldn’t help but reflect back on the last six months. What a strange life it’s been. We’ve spent the last six months without a home of our own, and we are just fine with that. The first three months …

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House Sitting – The Websites

A Short Introduction – We started our house-sitting adventure at absolute zero. Since we hadn’t done any house sitting other than once or twice for friends and family, we had nothing to build on – no references, and no contacts. We needed to get up to speed fast as we’d given up our home: it was …

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Short or Long – Which is Better?

House Sits That Is – We started this house-sitting Odyssey as our way to move away from our life in Los Angeles: work-a-day, congested, busy, high rents, etc. We had different goals in mind than other house sitters. Most are moving towards something they want like travel, adventure, new places and people. That’s all great, …

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Home is Where the Heart Is, Right?

First, a Three-Day House Sit – Our 15th was a mini, only three days. The real boon, other than the sweet dogs, was that the house was two miles from my work. Now that was a treat!  When we arrived, we had a pleasant conversation, a tour of the home and grounds and the owner …

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