I first read Outlander as a young mom over 20 years ago. Okay….I didn’t just read it, I devoured it 5 or 6 times. Every year or so for 20 years, I checked to see if it was being made for the screen. FINALLY two miracles appeared and their names were Ron D. Moore and Maril Davis and they have made all my Outlander dreams come true!

As a solo act, I write this blog designed to make you laugh, think & get through the scary parts! I try to keep it classy and I always try to make you laugh even in the episodes with evil Black Jack Randall.

My husband, Richard, is now hooked on Outlander almost as much as I am.  I write and design the memes and he builds them (sometimes wearing a kilt!!) with me standing behind his chair, breathing down his neck.  We’re on Twitter: @Gracesmom48 (Melissa) and @OutmanderArtist (Richard) We’re on Facebook too, right here:

We create our memes and I write the re-caps with our brilliant, rescue dog, Hickory, by our side. We’ve got two gorgeous grown children (we occasionally tweet their photos because we can’t resist) We live in Texas, but my heart’s in New England. ***Tulach Ard Y’all!


Above is an actual, real-life photo of Richard and me posing near standing stones many years ago before Outlander was even published.  It’s like we were psychic or something!!


  • OSuzyQuilts
    Posted May 14, 2015 2:30 am 0Likes

    Love Texas! Want to move back!

  • Liz Lafferty
    Posted June 5, 2015 4:31 pm 0Likes

    Found your site while looking into Moravians in Outlander. You say that the Moravians & Quakers are your ppl. Why do you say this?

    • Melissa B
      Posted June 21, 2015 3:51 pm 0Likes

      Because Quakers were peaceful and valued women before it was fashionable to do so. ?

  • Lauren
    Posted July 17, 2016 12:38 am 0Likes

    Put these memes on Instagram! (I’ve deactivated my fb page and I’m hardly on twitter.) Join IG! ? So many Outlander fans on there. Just a request. ?

    • Melissa B
      Posted July 17, 2016 12:42 am 0Likes

      They are! #OutlanderRecapsAndMemes

  • CHAS (Ms. Charly D. Miller)
    Posted August 28, 2016 7:43 pm 0Likes

    SPECIAL OUTLANDER MEMES REQUEST Hello MEL! This is CHAS of Outlandish Scotland Journey, aka @OutlandishScot. Would you be willing to personally Email me all the new Outlander Memes you make ‘tween now and when Season 3 airs? Since there won’t be any “Outlander Recaps,” or the like, from you until then, I need help collecting memes to rerun. If you Email me, I’ll explain the reasons that I need your help. THANX!

    • Melissa B
      Posted August 28, 2016 7:45 pm 0Likes

      Hi Chas, Definitely!!

  • Jo Yett
    Posted November 24, 2018 10:06 pm 0Likes

    Thanks for the great recap. I’ve scared the cats along with my husband a few times reacting to Outlander stuff. I understand completely!

    • MelissasObservations
      Posted November 24, 2018 11:55 pm 0Likes

      We can’t help ourselves, it’s too exciting!! 😂

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