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Returning to Shangri-La

For a House Sit in Ojai! After our four-month journey around the western US, we were back in Southern California for an extended period. It was the longest either of us had been away from Los Angeles – ever. It was nice to be in familiar territory again. We had spent more time in Ojai …

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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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A Roaming Duo Leaving Los… Angeles

Goodbye, Southern California – We spent our last week in Los Angeles at a hotel, close to our storage unit as we still had a lot to figure out. The cooler was massive, needed to be accessible, and once full, completely immovable. That added some complication to the packing. The car would be full and weighed …

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Leaving Shangri-La – Farewell to Ojai

Well, At Least for a While – Yes, another return visit to Ojai with the two Shih Tzu ladies. What’s great about return visits is you know the home, the pets, the neighborhood, and the homeowner is less nervous about the situation because they know and trust you. Clearly, the learning curve is shorter or …

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Getting Ready to Roam

Our Plans for the Summer – Included a lot of travel to house sits: north from California to Oregon, east to Colorado and back west to Oregon. Then, in September, down to Los Angeles for a wedding and finally out to Arizona for another house sit. Hotels could not be part of our budget since …

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