Category Archives: travel

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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How to Tour of Bath, England, in 90 Minutes or Less

Here’s my latest post on Austen Authors: My husband works for Boeing and he occasionally travels with his job, jetting off to exotic vacation destinations like Glasgow Montana, Roswell New Mexico, and Fairbanks Alaska in the dead of winter. Needless … Continue reading

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