Restless but Reliable Retirees from Iowa, willing to leave our empty nest just to fill yours.

Username algertrude  

65 + years
Dec 5,2020 My Calendar
Retired Teacher, Simulated Patient at UIHC
1 - 6 Days, 7 - 21 Days, 3 - 6 Weeks, 6 - 8 Weeks

      We are Alison, a retired teacher and James, a retired librarian. We've lived in Iowa City, Iowa for the past 25 years.  We are often called on by  friends, neighbors and relatives to look after mail, plants, and pets while they're away.

     James enjoys reading, writing, and keeping on top of the news. I work part time at a community performing arts center and  volunteer at Iowa City Public Library.

     We are healthy, adventuresome, and enjoy being active (bicycle, jog, snow shoe, swim. tennis) though we are not athletes. Last summer we rode all 7 days of RAGBRAI, loved the challenge, but haven't taken a long bike ride since. Recently we took up pickle ball and think we could use a good coach. 

     As recent retirees, we welcome the opportunity to explore new places. We are easy going, down to earth, and dependable. As home owners, our experience has been, despite taking security precautions of making official requests to suspend delivery of mail and newspapers, we've often return to find damp mail overflowing from our mailbox and old daily newspapers strewn across the lawn, soaking wet.

     We can be trusted to look after your home and care for your pets so you can have "peace of mind" while you're away.

Please contact us if you have questions. Thank you for considering us!

     Alison and James

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