Marla & Michael

Healthy, active, traveling semi-retired 60 year olds discovering life after kids!

Honolulu, HI, US

Reviews (13)

David

Wow, Marla and Mike do such a great job with our Elsa that I wonder if she is a little upset when we return home:) We've luckily had the opportunity to have

Evergreen, CO, US · 11 Oct - 15 Oct 2019
Ann

Michael and Marla were top notch sitters. Our pooch passed away before their sit, but they did a great job of keeping the house and rather large flower

Anaheim, CA, US · 24 Aug - 10 Sep 2019
Kristine

My dates were a moving target and Marla and Michael were incredibly flexible and accommodating. Communication was great and they were both a joy to talk

Idyllwild, CA, US · 21 Jul - 02 Aug 2019
David

Wow! Our first time using TrustedHouseSitters and Marla has set the bar very high. We communicated freely prior to her stay and throughout the time watching

Evergreen, CO, US · 19 Jun - 24 Jun 2019
Eva

From the moment we spoke to Mike & Marla it was like speaking to good friends. We had great communication from day one, with messages and WhatsApp. When we

    Andover, United Kingdom · 20 May - 29 May 2019

    References (2)

    Diane

    Marla and Mike were in our house in San Diego for two months. We couldn't have asked for a more delightful and responsible couple. They treated our property

    House & pet sitting reference · 28 March 2017

    About

    As a couple, we have house sat in Portland, Oregon for a very old fragile cat along with attending to an extensive newly-landscaped hillside yard and garden during drought conditions. We have housesat in Anchorage, San Diego, and Hawaii

    Why we want to house sit

    We believe in person to person exchange experiences. I lived early on in South Australia as an exchange student, we lived in Africa for two years as teachers in the Peace Corps, and we have opened our home to many exchange students while

    Our experience

    Marla has recently worked on and off as a University of Hawaii instructor, while Mike is retired from 30 years with NASA. We have always enjoyed learning about others through travel, educational exchange, and now, volunteering at national

    Pet care experience

    • Dogs
    • Cats
    • Reptiles
    • Fish
    • Poultry
    • Small pets

    Availability

    October 2019
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    November 2019
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    • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

    Preferred countries

    • Australia
    • Canada
    • New Zealand
    • Switzerland
    • United Kingdom
    • United States

    Profile details

    Age
    Marla 62 and Michael 64
    Occupation
    University Instructor and NASA Executive, Kennedy Space Center
    Travelling
    With a partner