Sometimes You Just Need to Buy a Castle

I am House Obsessed.  Forever and Always. As a Kid I Built Houses Out of Anything Large Enough for Me to Fit Inside. Houses Constructed from Major Appliance Boxes were Jewels.  Fallen Tree Limbs Worked Too.   I Would Spend Hours Designing and Building and Decorating the Space. At Lunchtime, Eating in My Special House […]

A Castle in France on the Radar

2017 is the Year. The Year of France for Us. With Some High School French and Spanish Under Our Belts.  We are Up for the Adventure. For Only One Week.  Sadly.  But in June. Paris.  The City of Lights.  First.   No Particulars Yet. But I did Find This VRBO Studio Apartment.  Sleeps 5.  Reasonable Price. […]

Dreaming of a Castle

I’ve said this before.  Many times before, actually. I Love Houses. Very Old and Very Large Houses are My Favorite. Victorians (1830 – 1900).  Yes. Prairie Style (1900 – 1920).  OK. Second Empires (1850 – 1870).  Sure. Then there are Castles.  Oh My.   My Heart Skips a Beat for Castles. And I found One.  Sitting […]

Travel to Canada in February…Yes!

Let’s Go to Ottawa.   Canada.   With 20″ of Snow in One Day. Yes! A 3-Day Venture…2,066 Miles.  2 travel days.  1 day to Explore. A Little Crazy.  OK, a lot Crazy. And it’s All Because of a Dream and a Castle. This Castle. The Family Stayed Home.  Work and School and Ballet.  While I […]