Return to the Midcoast of Maine

Most people go South for warmer weather during their Spring time get-away.  Not us, we go North–to Maine.  We brave the near negative temps for a  week to take in all that we miss… friends, food, fun, farm life and the making of fabulous memories in Vacationland.  Possibly we’ll have our own slice of Maine […]

A Treasured Island

Join us on the Island….a treasured island.   It’s not everyday one is invited to spend a day and night on a private island.  When the Chef and I were presented with the opportunity (over a year ago we were asked, but just now had the time), we couldn’t possibly say no!  Especially since we’ll be leaving […]

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

A little of this and a little of that…in Texas

Yes, it’s been too long.  The last post was weeks ago.  It’s not that we haven’t got anything to say.  It’s just that one of us has been away.  While the Chef stayed back in Maine and welcomed the arrival of our household things (that had been held hostage for the last 5 months) I […]

Motoring the Eastern Passage

The Traveling Pear has arrived…to our new home in Maine.  The journey here was filled with an array of unimaginable sights, whimsical overnight accommodations, meetings with friends from the past and friends we had never met (yeah sounds weird but this friend was made through email, graduate classes and a shared fanaticism of history) and then there […]

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

A Movement Towards Rational Habitation

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