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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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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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House Sitting in Sisters, Oregon

Our New World! It was snow-covered, freezing, and exquisitely beautiful! It took us 20 minutes to traverse the snowy frozen driveway from hell (our Camry must have wondered what we were getting it into). But our reward was the grand house we’d be living in for the next two weeks. That looks like something we …

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Four Days in Palm Desert, CA

It’s Golf Cart Country! If you are house sitting Palm Desert, it’s likely you’ll be living on a golf course. At least, that was the case for us. We had stayed at this house previously way back at the start of our house-sitting career, and we enjoyed seeing the homeowners and their dog once again. …

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Killing Time in Laughlin, Nevada

A Real Charmer! Who wouldn’t want to live in that house? We saw several of those after we left Joshua Tree National Park and headed east on a couple of blue highways. Our chosen route included several back roads from Twentynine Palms to Amboy, and then Hwy 66 northeast up to Laughlin.  As we approached …

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