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Courtship and Marriage: Visiting JASNA NY

One thing about natural disasters, they are very ill-mannered guests. They show up to your place uninvited, sometimes with other unexpected guests in tow. They overstay their welcome, leave everything a mess–and all that is after they have shown up at the worst possible time. As we were coping with all Harvey brought our way, …

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High Tea at Windsor Lakes

A proper high tea is the perfect way to welcome the start of spring. This weekend I was invited to speak at the Lake Windsor Springtime High Tea, in honor of their late founder, Susan Boswell. The pleasure was all the greater knowing the event supported the Alzheimer’s association and the Windsor Lakes library. What an …

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Set for Spring 2017

I feel a bit like a Regency romance heroine–a weekend of doing nothing but dancing and flirting with my Mr. Darcy. That in a nutshell was the Set for Spring weekend this year.   Perhaps I should pause a moment and explain. My Mr. Darcy and I belong to our local traditional dance society. Each spring …

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If you Give a Teen a Classic…

If you give a teen a Jane Austen classic book… they will be dying to know more! If you give a teen (or a group of them) a Jane Austen classic book, they will be dying to know more. And if they are dying to know more, they will find a Janeite to tell them …

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South Montgomery County-Friends of the Library Talk and Tea

This week I had the privilege of visiting with the  South Montgomery County-Friends of the Library and speaking on one of my favorite topics–Christmas celebrations during the Regency era. It is always a special treat to get to hang out with other Austen enthusiasts in real life. The group served an afternoon tea with a …

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