Category Archives: travel

World Travels

I wish I could tell you I have made great progress on all four of my current writing projects (see three previous posts) in the last month. I did get the play written, but that’s about all I’ve had time … Continue reading

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Summer Travels and Sagging Middles

Don’t you love the title? Once it came to me, I had to go with it. However little Mr. Darcy might have liked such an address, he contented himself with coolly replying that he perceived no other alteration than [Elizabeth] … Continue reading

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A Fresh Place of Interest

“Port Alberni? Where’s that?” I don’t remember if I actually said those words, but I definitely thought them when I was first invited to attend a Jane Austen festival there July 14 – 16. In case you’re scratching your head … Continue reading

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Having a Ball at the JASNA AGM

It was great! I’m so glad I went! That’s my reaction to my first Jane Austen convention – the Jane Austen Society of North America’s Annual General Meeting, held in Minneapolis a week and a half ago. So here’s the blow-by-blow I … Continue reading

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View, ReView, & InterView

Maybe it’s because it was snowing this morning. But, when I thought about what “View” I might choose for this post (to go along with my cleverly themed title), my thoughts drifted to a warmer climate. This is a photo my husband … Continue reading

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Longbeach, Lyme, and Limericks

As I do every year about this time, I went this past weekend to a small writers retreat near Longbeach, Washington. “Retreat” is the right word for it, because it’s not one of those high-power writers conferences where you pack your day with classes … Continue reading

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Four Days in Paradise

First, a reminder that I will present at the Northwest BookFest this weekend (Sept. 22 & 23). If you’re going to be in the Seattle area, I would love to have you stop by and visit me and 3 others in … Continue reading

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