Stalled and Stuck?

Do you have a book inside you that’s dying to come out? Join me in Cape Town for a magical 10 days to jumpstart your book! From February 1 – 10, 2020, you’ll have everything you need so you can focus on your writing: • Private room with your own bathroom • Hot buffet...

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Small Things & Great Love

August 2019 – “Not all of us can do great things,” Mother Teresa wrote. “But we can do small things with great love.” I don’t live by that nearly as much as I aspire to.  But housesitting gives me an opportunity to do a small thing for pet owners with great love.  My...

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15 Tips for Traveling in Madagascar

August 2019 – To fill a 2-week gap between a summer of housesitting in Réunion, a delightful French island in the Indian Ocean just east of Madagascar, and a month housesitting in London, I decided to tour Madagascar. It was an incredible experience! However,...

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Madagascar: Laughing with the Ladies

Aug 21, 2019 – Tonight I was stretched in ways I haven’t been in a long time. I’m spending the night in a village that has no electricity and no running water. There’s a candle by my bed and I don’t know whether it’s ok to let it burn to the bottom. Or will I set this...

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