So, I've been cruising the various house-sitting website as a voyeur, drooling over assignments in places like France, Italy, Greece, Costa Rica, and I happened to see a very new one for 12 days in Lake Chapala in September. Hmmm. I'm back in our house in Alberta, kinda settled down, I'll be pretty bored by late September, and I have no idea where Mike will be then. He could be off to some exotic place like Columbus, Ohio leaving me here all by myself. So I applied. The home-owner was surprised at how quickly she got a response - she literally had posted it less than 15 minutes before my email.
Here it is: http://www.vacationhomerentals.com/vacation-rentals/Lake-Chapala-Mexico-vacation-rental-cottage-proID-50810.html
Yes, it is a casita on a property with a house where the owner lives, and it is normally for rent. My "charges" are these two: