Like promised here’s a mostly photographic blog post about our Chase around Paris with 18th century French history blogger, Madeleine and friends from Maine. It was a blistery cold March day, so cold I had to buy a new pair of boots just to keep my feet from turning into blocks of ice.  Poor Chef somehow managed to make […]


Ever since I was a little girl I’ve found myself in the pursuit of something.  When I was little I chased the dogs and cats around the yard along with my imaginary friend.  As a teen, my infatuation with Rod Stewart led me {with the help of my parents} to LA and all the way […]

Staying Packed

Over the course of the last two months my suitcase has had its fair share of bumps and bruises.  Over 8k miles just between December and February alone.  That’s what happens when you take a Texas gal out of the Lone Star state and plop her down on the iceberg coast of Maine 😉  (just kidding..I actually […]

kiss your life

Surprises…who doesn’t love a good surprise now and then?  Surprises are like a kiss from life.  They make you feel good inside…happy to be alive. The idea for a surprise meet-up with a Coastie friend we hadn’t seen since Galveston circa 2011, in the New Hampshire town of Portsmouth was definitely an event we weren’t going to miss. Being […]

Happy 2nd blog birthday…Welcome 2013

Saying goodbye to the year of transition–2012.  From Texas to Maine.  We look back at our greatest highlights… Photos of Versailles & Chasing Chateaux: Marie Z. Johnston Adventures of a Shepherdess in Normandy: Stanzes Blabla

The Life and Times of Stella

Awkwardly disagreeing with the status quo since 2008.

Home is Where the Boat Is

Potting, Puttering & Pontooning

The Perks of Being an Artist

Because demented people need love, too.

The Earthist Chronicles

Whistling past the graveyard and wondering when the revolution will finally begin...

Vaccine Free: Homeopathic Education for the Immune System

1614 Harmon Place, Suite 204. Minneapolis MN, 55403.

Small House Bliss

Small house designs with big impact


Education and inspiration for visual storytellers

Shiny Tiny Mansion

Living Small Naturally

Barcelona Blonde

A Barcelona blog and travel blog

Last Night's Parties and Last Night's Horrorshow

Elsewhere...and the moments in between.

O' Canada

Reflections on Canadian Culture From Below the Border


A fairy-tale cottage by the Seine in Normandy


Trying to live a creative life


A family-run organic CSA farm in Warren, Maine