No Catastrophe

No Catastrophe

Meet Hugo. He’s a French cat. Hugo has one passion in life and, as you might expect of a French cat, it is food. From the first hours of our housesit in rural Bordeaux, it was obvious Hugo and I would be inseparable. I adore his cuddling ways, his...
Why We Choose To Housesit

Why We Choose To Housesit

“Falling in love again, never wanted to. What am I to do. Can’t help it.”  That old Marlene Dietrich ballad reflects the way I feel when I think about our recent housesitting experiences. We knew we liked pets. We just didn’t know we...
Travel On the Same Money You Spend Watching TV

Travel On the Same Money You Spend Watching TV

When Peter was notified that his company was downsizing, he was home recovering from a broken ankle and I had just completed my second glorious week of graduate school. This news was an unwelcome shocker. He felt that if he didn’t volunteer for the layoff, it...