Women Who Did Not Sit Down and Shut Up: Reformation Edition

For many years of my life, October 31st was a day for storytelling. No not ghost stories. But a story about a man in a black robe who had the audacity to deface church property—the story of Martin Luther.  If you don’t know it or need a quick refresher, here’s some playmobile acting it out.... Continue Reading →


Memes, Money, and More in France’s Archives

During the last three weeks, I worked in 8 different archives all over France. Some were massive modern beasts, where the staff were formal, the readings rooms were silent, and the decor was always bizarre. Others were cozy rural reading nooks. Here the staff tended to be warm, they were patient with my poor french,... Continue Reading →

France Roadtrip video

March 15 - April 1 My brilliant husband has put together another amazing video. Featured locations include: the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, Carcassonne castle, Barcelona's Sagrada Familia, and the Dune du Pilat. Enjoy! https://vimeo.com/211736052


The Sand Dune and the Sandwich

April 1 Vineyard, hot tub, boarder collie. It all sounded too good to be true. There had to be a catch. So when we pulled up to our Airbnb just outside of Bordeaux, I began a mental checklist. Vineyard: yes. Boarder collie: oooo he’s adorable. Guess I won’t see much of Jakob for the next... Continue Reading →


Castles and Cathedrals

Did you ever spend time staring at something as mundane as traffic, just trying to figure out how all the cars could be so small? If you have, you’re probably a North American who has spent a week or two in Europe, or perhaps you’re Sarah Allan. Sarah spent the last two weeks exploring southern... Continue Reading →


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