When we first set out on our On The Road Journey our mission was to learn what it was like to actually live in, rather than just visit, other cultures. It never really occurred to us that this was a really big mission. Since 2015, we have not been home for Christmas. Please, do not… Continue reading Christmas on the Road, 2015-2020 John’s reflections
We had heard from friends Pam and Robert Cardone, formerly of Georgia, that Big Canoe was very nice. Little did we know that "very nice" did not even begin to describe this lovely community. Big Canoe is a paradise built on 8000 acres of mountainside in Northern Georgia. Bi Canoe is a little over an… Continue reading Big Surprise in Big Canoe
Bev and I have fallen in love... again! The last time was thirty one years ago and we renewed our commitment to each other in Paris in 2018. What we mean is that we have fallen head over heels in love with Charleston, South Carolina. Charleston has been on our "Bucket List" for as long… Continue reading A New Love Affair for Bev and John
We love Texas. And, no one is more surprised than Bev and me.
As you know, we have been volunteering at Hunkapi Farms since Covid-19 shut our travel plans down. Our interest was primarily being around the horses. We have loved horses for many years. There is something about these beautiful animals that just captivates Bev and I. Their size, their agility, their different personalities, how they take… Continue reading Horse Grooming for the Fun of it
They are all spoken for and have joined their new forever homes this weekend. Peonies Pyrenees Puppies have brought tremendous love and cuteness to Hunkapi and every person that has been touched by them will miss each one. In the true spirit of Hunkapi, we celebrated these babies yesterday during a private graduation celebration attended… Continue reading Peonies Pyrenees Puppies Graduation
If you are a sun worshiper, come to Arizona. But, fare warning, Arizona summer sun is like nothing you may have experienced before. Thus far, the Arizona Summer Heat has set several records, most notably, The Most Consecutive Days Over 110 Degrees -- 45 consecutive days over 110 as of August 20. We like warm… Continue reading Santa Fe — A Break From the Arizona Heat
Volunteering at Hunkapi Farms during Covid-19 has been a joy, and a life-saver. While many of our friends stay stuck in their homes, away from any risk of contracting this dreaded pandemic, we get to go to the Farm, work with the horses, practice our riding skills, and make a little bit of a difference… Continue reading Farm Fit and Fun With Fur Babies
Our day at Hunkapi Farm begins early, mostly because of the heat in Arizona. This time of year it can get up to and even over 110 F so we like to get the horses inside and stalls cleaned before it gets too hot. The video below will give you a little taste of what… Continue reading Another Farm Fit Day at Hunkapi Farms
As many of you know, we have been full-time Traveling Pet Sitters for the past four years. We have happily done 30+ 5 Star pet sits in 5+ countries and traveled to 5+ other countries in between sits. This is a great gig! Along the way, we learned a few things about ourselves, what we… Continue reading The Covid-19 Pandemic Has Hardly Affected Us…How?