Tag: mishaps

Our First Snow Odyssey

You Can Say That Again! We arrived at our friend’s house late in the afternoon after leaving our previous house sitting assignment earlier that morning. There were a few inches of snow on the ground as we drove up the mountain.  We had an enjoyable visit, catching up over dinner, and went to sleep planning an early departure the …

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Joshua Tree – Our Return Visit

Finding a Camping Spot  – is not easy when you arrive at Joshua Tree National Park late in the afternoon! It was pretty frustrating as most of the campgrounds were full. The few spots we did find, we didn’t want, and apparently, no one else did either.  After driving through four campgrounds, we finally found …

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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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A Roaming Duo in Distress

Dealing with Sudden Changes! Our last post ended with the news of losing three weeks of housing in Portland since the owners had to return home early. They graciously supplied us with a hotel room for three nights and also offered to let us stay in their sister’s house near Phoenix, Arizona after that. We thought we …

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Two House Sits and a Ton of Rain

This Post Picks Up right after our escape from Mendocino National Forest, our most harrowing experience together. Somehow we kept it together, arrived on time at our next house sit in Sacramento and started off with a smile if still a little shaken.

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