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A Random Week in Arizona

Why You Ask! Well, our house-sitting host in Portland had to cancel our stay and offered her sister’s house as replacement housing since it was currently vacant. We were certainly grateful to have a roof over our heads! It meant we were also 1,300 miles away from where we started and where we needed to …

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A Roaming Duo in Distress

Dealing with Sudden Changes! Our last post ended with the news of losing three weeks of housing in Portland since the owners had to return home early. They graciously supplied us with a hotel room for three nights and also offered to let us stay in their sister’s house near Phoenix, Arizona after that. We thought we …

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How Far Would You Drive to Keep a TV?

Time to Leave Albuquerque – We had to say goodbye to our furry and hard-shelled friends in Albuquerque and head towards San Diego. We would spend one night in Laughlin, Nevada – our last free night at a casino hotel. 

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Blue Highways from Tucson to Albuquerque

How Many Does it Take? Well, you will see soon enough. Jim was headed up to Albuquerque for our next house sit. There were three ways to get there from Tucson. One – east on 84 to Las Cruces then north, two – north through Phoenix to Flagstaff and east on Interstate 40, three – a …

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Pet Sitting in Arizona

Marana, Arizona! That’s where we were headed. The map said it was 20 miles northwest of Tucson, so we were expecting a city. However, we couldn’t find it or even a small town anywhere. The sun had set, it was dark, and we were in the middle of nowhere. We were on the interstate a couple …

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