Category Archives: Jane Austen

Jane Austen Festival in Louisville, 2017

Jane Austen Festival in Louisville, 2017

Three years ago I moved to Kentucky from California, and naturally there were many reasons why we chose this area. A big one was the JASNA Region in Louisville, albeit more for me than my husband! Located about forty miles from where we live, it is an easy, beautiful countryside pictorial drive for the meetings… Continue Reading

Pride & Prejudice 2005  10 Year Anniversary Celebration

Pride & Prejudice 2005 10 Year Anniversary Celebration

10 years ago this month, specifically on September 16, Pride and Prejudice starring Keira Knightley and Matthew Macfadyen premiered in the UK. The movie adaptation directed by Joe Wright would cross the pond for a US and worldwide release in November. As everyone who has followed me for any length of time knows, it was… Continue Reading

Gaming Counters

Gaming Counters

Gaming counters, or gaming tokens, were held by individuals and used over and over again when playing a wide range of games, particularly gambling ones. Values would be set at the start of each session and payment would be made at the end, when each player would again collect up their own personal counters for… Continue Reading

AUSTEN AUTHORS is BACK!!!

AUSTEN AUTHORS is BACK!!!

It has been a long year for your’s truly. The demise of Austen Authors exactly one year ago today was… well, horrible. Admittedly it has taken me a most of this year to recover. Thankfully not all people are backstabbers! Thanks to genuine, true blue friends, namely my Austen Author cohort Regina Jeffers, we have… Continue Reading

January 6 is Epiphany Day

January 6 is Epiphany Day

My guess is that most reading this blog post today have already packed up their Christmas decorations and kicked the shriveled tree to the curb for disposal. Am I right? What is Sharon thinking to write a post about Christmas on January 6? Ah! Bear with me my dear friends, and read on…… Unlike modern… Continue Reading

Please welcome Julie Klassen!

Please welcome Julie Klassen!

  It is a delight to welcome Julie Klassen to my blog today. I met Julie at the 2013 JASNA AGM in Minneapolis when we were fortunate to be seated next to each other at the author signing. I have a personally signed novel to prove it! And this image here, of Julie looking fabulous in… Continue Reading