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Chickens

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Not Just Another "Snickerdoodle"

August 10, 2019

Meet Ted! He is a 12 year old spoodle, and he reminds us a lot of puppy Monte (Monte being a spoodle / cockapoo mix). I fondly refer to such ginger, curly pooches as “snickerdoodles” - to cover all…

Moving On from Dunedin

June 30, 2019

Such loveable faces! Dogs, donkeys and chooks - oh my! After nearly 3 months in Dunedin, we leave with mixed emotions. We have become attached to these critters and will genuinely miss their…

A Quiet Week

June 09, 2019

Being able to walk out your door for a long hike just feels better environmentally than getting in a car to do it! Week 9 starts off with us exploring the “track” at the dead end of our road. It…

"Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da"

June 02, 2019

“Life goes on”… When I was a disgruntled teenager, I remember my dad answering my complaints with the quote, “Life is full of heartache, sorry and disappointment.” Not what a teenager wanted to hear…

Dogs, Donkeys, Chooks and Trains, Oh My

May 05, 2019

Week 4 in Dunedin is busy! First and foremost, in regards to our primary objective, animal care 101 continues smoothly. I am gradually learning what food scraps these chooks prefer - turnips not…

Dunedin Week 2

April 15, 2019

We are getting more and more comfortable in this house and with our animal roommates - waking up less often wondering “Where are we?” and feeling less inclined to exclaim to one another “WE ARE IN NEW…

Dunedin Week 1

April 06, 2019

This is it! We arrive at the Dunedin house which will be our home for the next 3 months. As we have experienced with all of our past house / pet sits, initial nervousness is quickly calmed once we…

Our First Gig

November 22, 2015

This is it - a leap of faith! We sign up to be Trusted Housesitters, peruse the available sits and decide that the gig in Uintah Utah looks pretty cool. We apply and are accepted. Yikes! It feels…

Written by Julie and Tim McGee who live in Sonoma, California, USA and frequently elsewhere...