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Listing #142425

Writer Seeking Winter Writing Retreat by the Sea

I am a retired educator, living in Olympia Washington. I am currently working on a project involving writing and photography that requires uninterrupted time and space for completion. Being near the ocean brings great inspiration for me. I could use a month or two, at the least, and can offer to care for your home, and keep it protected from vandals. Anywhere along the Pacific Northwest coast would be fine. I have a pet care business with good references—Loving Hands Pet Care—in which I house and pet sit, and can offer this service also. I am living primarily on my Social Security, but can offer a small rental fee.

Independent Scholar
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Last Updated: Wednesday, October 28, 2020


Number of Bedrooms
Number of Bathrooms
Number of Offices

Accommodations suited for
1 people
Property Type
Any Type

Availability (Month/Day/Year)

Available from Sunday, November 15, 2020 onward
Flexible With Dates
Comments on Dates
I have no specific dates in mind, and can accommodate your needs.

Sabbatical Destination:

*Approximate location of destination is within the blue radius. Red markers indicate surrounding points of interest including schools, universities, libraries and museums.

Cannon Beach
Postal Code
State or Province
United States of America

Rental Price:

Rent Open To Offer


  • Rural Environment
  • Near Woods
  • Near Shops
  • Walk To Campus
  • Urban Environment
  • Near Ocean
  • Near Restaurants
  • Sub Urban Environment
  • Near Mountains
  • Near Public Transports

Additional Info:

  • Furnished
  • On Campus
  • Second Home
  • Available for Academic Term
  • Available for Long Term
  • Unfurnished
  • Off Campus
  • Architectural Gem
  • Holiday Term
  • Available for Short Term
  • SemiFurnished
  • Writing or Country Retreat
  • Historical Home
  • Summer Term


  • Modern Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Air-Conditioning
  • High Speed Internet
  • Wireless Network
  • Computer
  • Printer
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Elevator
  • Stairs
  • Reserved Parking
  • Security System or Doorman
  • Fireplace
  • Piano
  • Pool
  • TV
  • Balcony or Patio
  • Garden
  • ArtStudio
  • Gym
  • Baby Furniture


Perform housesitting duties?

  • Look after Pets
  • Care for Plants
  • Forward our Mail

About Member:

Independent Scholar Independent Scholar (working outside traditional academia) & Retired Academics
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Member Since Oct 15 2020
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I am a retired educator. Over the years, I have taught everything from pre-school through elementary and secondary to college English. I received a BS in Education and an MA in Creative Writing from Northern Arizona University. I won first prize in a short story contest in the Fantasy/Science Fiction category that was published in the Arizona Journal. I have written many non-fiction articles that have been published in various publications in the Pacific Northwest, dealing with social and environmental issues (Works in Progress; The Table magazine for the Olympia Food Co-op). I am currently working on several pieces looking at the current global crisis, particularly the need for a conscious awakening of our human family, myself included. I am wanting to return to my poetry and creative non-fiction roots, and the projects I am working on require some uninterrupted time and space. I was fortunate to have a 5 week exchange in Sendai Japan (pre-tsunami) with a college in Miyagi Prefecture, where I worked with graduate students on their spoken English. I have traveled to Canada and Mexico also. I am the mother of three amazing daughters, and now a grandmother with 4 grandsons, a granddaughter, and recently a new great grandson. I am blessed with good health and am always working to keep it that way through yoga, eating organic food, being a vegetarian, and taking good walks in nature. My primary creative endeavors center around writing and photography.
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