Thank you to “Important to Madeleine” blog, another 18th-century French history chaser, for this lovely post! I’ve finally found someone who is as interested in French history as I! She doesn’t just have an interest, she has a Master’s in European History to back it up. Meeting Elissa (online, no less) is a prime example […]
Remembering Antoinette today…Continue on to the blog that follows…it’s more cheerful than what this post would have been.
This trip to France was much different than those before. No longer was I a tourist aimed at seeing everything set forth on a mile long itinerary. I was a girl coming back to a city that held treasured memories of adventures, places, friends and good times of a life I experienced there with my Chef. For […]
Ever since I discovered my inner 18th century French princess—mind you–a princess who lives on a rather large country estate. I’ve been drawn to the idea of what life in the country, surrounded by rolling hills of green, spattered with flocks of sheep might have been like. Maybe like this painting by Sonya Chasey? Of course […]
If you had the opportunity to travel back in time would you? What century would you chose? As a student of history, I’ve learned, contemplated, observed and fascinated over various periods of human history. Everything from the ancient Greeks to Napoleon and more recently—the early 19th century world wars. If there’s one piece of human history […]