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Tipping the cap to Jane Austen

Tomorrow, December 16, is Jane Austen’s birthday–her 241st to be exact. I always mark the day, usually with a special nibble at teatime and a hoist of the teacup to her memory. It’s a point of amusement (and horror, if … Continue reading

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September!

It feels as if 2016 were slipping by at a cracking pace, and I’m sure I’m not the only one thinking, FINE. Bring on autumn and bonfires and falling leaves and sweaters and pumpkins and foggy mornings. But those seasonal … Continue reading

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Ah, Miss Bennet, you must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire you

I received an email from reader Nancy a few years back which prompted me to write about Elizabeth Bennet–a character I love so wholeheartedly that I gave my daughter “Elizabeth” as a middle name. I even love her in PRIDE … Continue reading

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