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#OurNewNormal | Alternative Travelers of Salt Lake City, Utah

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In the next #OurNewNormal episode, I talk with two other full-time house sitters about just how much has changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More »

#OurNewNormal | Jessica Freedman of Phuket, Thailand

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Her dogs and cats have been frequent guests in past videos of mine, but the newest #OurNewNormal episode is the first time I've had Jessica Freedman join me in a video. Read More »

WAIW | Another Walk’N’Talk

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Although things have been relatively quiet online, lots of stuff has been happening in the background. Today, I thought I would bring you up-to-date on at least some of it. Read More »

WAIW | Your Last Real Friend?

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Thanks to social media, lots of us connect with people daily. However, when was the last time you made a real friend and how did it happen? Read More »

WAIW | Then There Were Three

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I flew to Chiang Mai, Thailand yesterday and I was dreading facing the fact that another dog passed while I was away. However, I've been too busy dealing with something else to really face the loss so far. Read More »

WAIW | Dancing With a Cat

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I've sat plenty of needy animals over the years that I've been house sitting, but this cat is the first one that really needs to bite my feet whenever I'm in the kitchen. Read More »