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House Sitting in San Francisco

Welcome to the Big City! We’d both been to San Francisco in the past, but neither of us had done more than a few hotel nights, so having two short house sits was a welcome treat. The first home (for three days) was in the heart of the financial district in a highrise! We had …

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Two Homes and Four Cats

Our Last House Sit in Sonoma – At least, for the time being, was back at the first home we’d ever stayed at there. We’d stayed at this home quite a few times but never walked around the complex, imagine that! When we finally did, we found those lily pads in the pond, which was …

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More Adventures in Sonoma

A Few Changes! We had a referral from a homeowner in Sonoma and set up a house sit with one older dog. A few weeks before the start, the homeowner informed us about two new kittens. Great, we thought. We hadn’t taken care of any kittens yet. Then, right before our scheduled visit, she informed …

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Springtime in Sonoma, Part Two

Have a Few Flowers! For the second post about our time with the two new feline friends, I had to start it with flowers. The yard was exploding in color, and I went out almost every day to chronicle the changes. The photo above is one of my all-time favorites! Early morning dew on new …

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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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