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Voyager Themed Painting with Outlander Friends, The Perfect Droughtlander Activity!

As Outlander fans, you can imagine the lengths we go through to keep ourselves busy until the next season, Voyager.  Pastimes like rereading the series for the 5th time, listening to Bear McCreary’s Outlander CDs for the 10th time, and rewatching the series – oh, lets say the gazillionth time – is not new to any Outlander devotee!  It’s a regular occurrence, to say the least.  However, one of the most rewarding Outlander hobbies is assembling with other like-minded fans; this, we absolutely look forward to. We gather and can genuinely be ourselves – not worrying about (as we do with our friends who haven’t found the glory of  “Diana Gabaldon’s word”) whether or not we sound strange with our constant Outlandish talk. We are always right at home with our clan! Continue reading Voyager Themed Painting with Outlander Friends, The Perfect Droughtlander Activity!

Road Trip to the Getty Center

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Entry to the Woven Gold exhibit at the Getty.

A road trip to the Getty Center in Los Angeles was a must during Season 2 of Outlander. Since the first portion of Season 2 was centered around Paris, I needed to explore the exhibit “Woven Gold: Tapestries of Louis XIV.” The exhibition was held from December 15, 2015 to May 1, 2016.

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There is a direct link between King Louis XIV and the character King Louis XV of Outlander. King Louis XV, portrayed in the Outlander series, was born in the Palace of Versailles on February 15, 1710 during the reign of his great grandfather, King Louis XIV. Continue reading Road Trip to the Getty Center