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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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Breach of Promise: Setting the Story Straight

  “My resolution of thanking you for your kindness to Lydia had certainly great effect. Too much, I am afraid; for what becomes of the moral, if our comfort springs from a breach of promise? for I ought not to … Continue reading

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Wedding Week

My son is getting married in January, and I’ll be attending a bridal shower for his fiance this Sunday! But that’s not the only reason I have weddings on my mind. The other? It’s all the big doings over at Austen Authors this week. As … Continue reading

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Mr. C. Kindly Cautions Mr. B.

Over at Austen Authors, we continue to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the publication of Pride and Prejudice by working our way through the story in “real-time,” adding “missing scenes” and different points of view for fun. Here’s my latest contribution to … Continue reading

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Double Feature

If you are of a certain age, you remember (like I do) going to the movie theatre or drive-in and seeing a “double feature.” You paid your money and you got to enjoy two movies! Those days are long gone, I’m … 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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“The Look”

If you are as big a fan of the 1995 BBC film adaptation of Pride and Prejudice as I am, you probably know which scene I’m thinking of when I talk about “the look.” It takes place when Elizabeth comes … Continue reading

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