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Mature, Professional, Non-Smoking, Freelance Writer, Author and Motivational Speaker Available to Lovingly Care for your Home

United States


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Dog(s) – I am unfortunately allergic to cats, but I love, and have owned dogs.

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From: 17 December 2018
Until: 31 December 2019


Freelance and Travel Writer/Motivational Speaker


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About this sitter

Hello Homeowner!

My name is Lysa (pronouned Lee-sa), I am a 50-plus year old, self-employed Freelance Writer, Author and Motivational Speaker, and the Publisher and Editor of Amazing Escapades: Adventures for the Mind, Bod and Belly (

I have been a Freelance Writer for the past 20 years (focusing primarily on travel, although I write on a wide variety of topics for numerous print and online publications), recently adding Motivational Speaker to my professional resume, as well as author of my new book, "I Cried. And People Loved Me Anyway." which is available on I have traveled to numerous places across the U.S., as well as to Canada, México, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Aruba, Jamaica, Tobago, Bermuda, the USVI, the BVI, the Bahamas, Turks and Caicos, Puerto Rico, Belize, France, Italy, Spain and Sweden (and that list is growing!).

Why they want to house sit

In addition to the many hotels and resorts I have stayed in over the years during my travels, I have also lodged numerous times in apartments, condos and homes, which I love and prefer whenever possible, because it allows me to learn more about and soak in the local ambiance and live like a local!

Their experience

Although I have stayed at the residences of many friends and relatives to help care for their homes and/or pets in their absence, this is my first foray into seeking housesitting assignments, as I am in the downsizing process and will soon be embarking upon my long-held, post-child rearing plan to travel, write and speak on the road full-time.

What can they bring to the assignment

I am a mature 50-plus U.S. citizen, and I speak fluent Spanish and am conversational in Swedish (that 3 months in Sweden was fantastic!). I am also a non-smoker/drinker, very neat, organized, quiet, reliable, trustworthy, self-sufficient, a former triathlete and aerobics instructtor, and vegan/vegetarian (some cheeses I just can’t resist!) I am unfortunately allergic to cats, but I love, and have owned dogs. Because I am a writer, I like to stay put in a location for extended periods of time to better allow my creativity to flow, and regard housesitting not as a means “just to get free lodging,” rather as an incredible opportunity to learn more about and soak in the local ambiance and live like a local.

Please feel free to take a look at my travel website,, and/or to follow me on Facebook (, Twitter (@amazingescapade) or Instagram (@amazingescapades).

I would be happy to tell you more about myself by phone or video chat and provide you with character references, and welcome the opportunity to lovingly take care of your home while you travel the world!


Available to house sit

Argentina, Belgium, Belize, Brazil, Canada, Caribbean, Central South America, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Denmark, Ecuador, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Monaco, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Peru, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela, Vietnam

Availability dates

From: 17 December 2018
Until: 31 December 2019

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Age: 46-55 years old


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Last updated: 17 December 2018