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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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Two House Sits on One Block

Back in Ojai – For back-to-back house sits right down the block from one another. That was a treat! Our tenth house sit was also a repeat sit with Begonia for a week. It was so nice and easy to slip back into the rhythms and needs of this home and dog. Nice for him as …

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Three Little House Sits all in a Row

Our First Return House Sit! Not exactly Groundhog Day, but here we were back in Goleta. Familiar highways heading here, familiar turns to the block, driveway, picket fence, screen door, pets – after so much moving around this was rather comforting. How fantastic to ease back into a familiar situation. We knew the animals, the …

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Our First House Sit in Shangri-La

Ojai, California –  “Nestled in a valley at the foot of the TopaTopa Mountains, some 80 miles north of Los Angeles, the sleepy town of Ojai has a well-deserved reputation as California’s very own Shangri-La… with its fabled electromagnetic forces, hidden hot springs, and jaw-dropping sunsets (known locally as “pink moments”). Vogue, Oct 19, 2015.

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Where the Wild Turkeys Roam

In Sacramento – Our Sixth House Sit! I spent a week in a beautiful home with a terrific dog, six hours north of Los Angeles, and Angela spent it mostly in hotels 500 miles away. We thought she would be able to come up as well, but we couldn’t make it work. 

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