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Pride and Precedence: Combat Shopping

A continuing series by Persuasion’s Mary Musgrove

It’s Black Friday, and for those who live in cities, it is a day of never-ending shopping. My husband calls this Retail Therapy. 524 more words


Pride & Precedence: The Root of All Evil?

An advice column by Persuasion’s own Mary Musgrove

Recently our rector delivered an homily on the evils of money. According to the Bible (he quoted some dreary text), the love of money is wrong. 575 more words


Pride and Precedence: Hallowe'en Party?

A continuing series by Persuasion’s Mary Musgrove

Oh, to be in a civilized place–such as Bath–for the dark and dreary months! But no, I must remain in Uppercross with my countrified in-laws. 361 more words


Finding Jane Austen in the Most Unlikely Places: Savannah, Georgia

How to annoy friends and loved ones: offering daily proof that all things come back to Jane Austen, no matter the context. There have been a good number of very funny and unexpected results to support this theory – I always surprised and delighted in these “sightings” of Austen in the strangest places – my friends? 1,717 more words

Jane Austen

10 of my Favorite Fictitious Characters

Here are some of the book, movie, and television characters I grew up loving.

1. Anne Shirley, “I wouldn’t want to marry anybody who was wicked, but I think I’d like it if he could be wicked and wouldn’t.” – … 192 more words

Inspired By Books

Mary Musgrove

Born Coosaponakeesa, Mary Musgrove helped maintain the peace between her people the Creeks and the colonists in Georgia by acting as a translator between the groups. 268 more words

Meeting A Need

Indigenous Views: Women in Early Colonial America

The famous American historian Alan Taylor infers that “the essential role of women in building colonial societies” has recently been illuminated due to the development of complex historiography. 2,551 more words