Be careful what you wish for

It was a dark and stormy afternoon. The icy winds battered the sides of our Subaru as it barreled down interstate ninety-one. Walls of snowdrifts lined what might be the road in front of us, somewhere under the banshee wisps of icy dust. We trusted that the rut made by snow plows and unseen traffic […]

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Overnight In Downtown Raleigh

Today we left Atlanta, headed back up North to our next housesit in Rye, NY. We had a slight change of plans this morning – unfortunately, poor Mollie has the flu, so we opted not to stay with Team Reed (miss you guys!!). Little known fact – it’s super easy to find last-minute Airbnbs, and […]

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December in DC (and Atlanta)

Hello friends! We know, we know – it’s been a while since our last post. We spent most of December in Washington, DC – it was Jim’s first time, and we had an amazing time!    We stayed in a neighborhood in north Silver Spring that was literally in a national forest. Tons of deer, […]

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Moving East, through the Midwest

We’re on our way back to the east coast after a far hop out to Madison, Wisconsin. It rained practically the entire time we were out in Madison, so I’m afraid we weren’t able to take much advantage of the beautiful area around there. We did wander through the rain in the state capitol and […]

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Living With A Lion

It’s hard to appreciate the sheer size of the Maine Coon cats we’re caring for in Madison, Wisconsin. They remind us of lynxes or bobcats (in Chester’s case, a lion). Their paws are gigantic, their noggins and ears are huge, their fur is long, and their tails are extra long. They have their own special […]

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