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I’m Tammy Strobel. Welcome to my digital home!

I’m an author, photographer, and cat lover.

Hope you have a nice stay!

Keep Dreaming

Keep Dreaming

When I was in Paris, I had a few vivid dreams. The first was about selling the tiny house, and the second dream was about collaborating with the team at Discover Siskiyou. Both dreams are coming to fruition!

A few weeks ago, a prospective buyer made an offer on our tiny house, and we accepted! I was hoping this individual would buy the house, and I'm thrilled that it's going to happen. We loved living in our tiny house, and now it's time for someone else to enjoy the little abode full-time.

The second dream I had in Paris was about working with the team at Discover Siskiyou. Last week, I signed a blogging contract with Discover Siskiyou, so it's official! I'm working with the team, and I am excited about the opportunity. The gig aligns perfectly with my skill sets, beliefs, and it will be fun promoting tourism in Siskiyou, California's North.

Spark Ideas

And speaking of dreams coming true, my husband, Logan, started his dream job a few weeks ago. Over 17 years ago, I met Logan at a local haunt, the Madison Bear Garden, in Chico, CA, and at that time Logan was talking about his dream of teaching at CSU, Chico. Almost two decades later, it's finally happening! Logan worked hard to make this dream a reality, and I love watching his journey unfold.

Instagram & Popular Blog Posts

I decided to occasionally share photos on Instagram again because I miss the micro-blogging component of the app and connecting with readers there too.

After five months of being off social media, I'm confident I can use Instagram in moderation. We'll see how things go.

With that, here’s a roundup of recent posts …

Last week's most visited blog post:

My favorite photos essays from the past few weeks:

My most-liked Instagram post — ever — features my toes and water.


And speaking of photos, here some of my favorite outtakes from the past week ...

Good Reads

Here’s what I enjoyed reading and listening to this week:

One Article

+ If you only have time to read one article this week, please read my friend Cait Flanders's new (and last) blog post — Why I’m Retiring from Personal Blogging.

One Book

+ Alone Time by Stephanie Rosenbloom is a fantastic read. I loved reading about Paris through Rosenbloom's eyes. Her words made me want to write a long-form travel essay about my time in Paris.

One Podcast

+ Laura Jane Williams on success, embracing your inner child, and healing burnout.


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PS: This piece was originally published in my newsletter.

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