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 bouncy walk, and his...
Falling in Love Again. What Am I to Do?

Falling in Love Again. What Am I to Do?

“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...
Picture Postcard: 1,242 Miles Around The Emerald Isle

Picture Postcard: 1,242 Miles Around The Emerald Isle

This month we took on the challenge to drive 1,242 miles of coastal road around the Emerald Isle, taking in both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland in 7 days. We found abundant beauty, charm, humor, nature, fun, adventure, and laughter all the way. It is...