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A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.

I love Jane Austen. Let’s just get that out of the way now. So much so, in fact, that the title of this blog is directly lifted from a line she wrote in  80 more words


Balboa Park

“To sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.”

-Jane Austen

Balboa Park is celebrating its centennial. 67 more words

Chisme Chick Shop

INFJ- Elizabeth Bennett

INFJ- The Artist

I (Introversion): Elizabeth always speaks from her own perspective. She prefers solitude to company, and describes herself as having an “anti-social temperament.” She is extremely introspective, preferring to dwell inside her own inner-world rather than the one outside of her. 111 more words

Could have Danced All Night (1794)

Has it been staring me in the face…???

This transcription, from A Chronology of Jane Austen and her Family, 1700-2000, by Deirdre Le Faye, copies out… 645 more words

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Longbourn by Jo Baker


Pride and Prejudice was only half the story •
If Elizabeth Bennet had the washing of her own petticoats, Sarah often thought, she’d most likely be a sight more careful with them. 670 more words


Lady Jane Salon Reader Series: Wendy Van Camp

All writers eventually go forth to read their work to the public. I am no different. In February of 2015, my first reading occurred at a funky cafe called the Gypsy Den. 814 more words


Hot off the Presses! ~ Jane Austen’s Regency World Magazine, Issue 74

Be on the lookout in your mailbox! – the March/April 2015 (issue 74) of Jane Austen’s Regency World magazine is published this week and is being mailed to subscribers. 139 more words

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