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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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Reflections on Two Years of House Sitting

Wow, Another Milestone! It’s been two years since we gave up our home and all manner of regular, orderly life to start a rather nomadic life as traveling house sitters. Do we still enjoy this new life? Absolutely. Do we intend to stay at it? Most definitely. With two years of experience, we feel confident …

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One Year Anniversary

What a Life! Wow, we’ve been house sitting for a year, and we still love it! We don’t see any reason for a change. Visiting new places, meeting wonderful homeowners and magnificent animals, all without working – this is the life! Jim hasn’t had a full-time job for quite a few years and has long since …

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Our Household Budget – Wait, What Household?

 Finances, A Dirty Word –  Jim practiced public accounting for many years (quite a while ago). You get right down in people’s stuff doing that. One thing he can share: most people he dealt with lived in a bubble, not of vast wealth, though some did. It’s more that our culture doesn’t encourage openness about …

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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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