Finding your Charka in the Texas Hill Country

How does one find that inner “life force”?  Go get lost in nature.  A good recharge of the soul requires an escape….to the hills of Texas. Nestled along an old stagecoach route which ran between San Antonio and the western forts of the 1850s, there lies in the present century, a gem of a B&B—Tres Lunas […]

Family Vacations 1980-2012

Family vacations, we’ve all experienced them.  Even if that meant packing up mom’s 1980s hooptie and going to the river (my husband’s memories of a family vacation).  Growing up I don’t remember having a desire to see what most kids wanted to see.  Walt and his Disney World weren’t on my list, much less any theme […]

Splitting the Pear and Peek-a-boo Spring

With the upcoming splitting of the Traveling Pear fast approaching (its a good thing no worries)  we’ve recently made a dash to the country so the Chef can see family before he embarks on his next grand adventure as a newly reinstated member of the United States Coast Guard.  We will definitely live up to our name […]

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