With Passover and Easter this weekend, life is busy.
But don’t forget that JASNA Southeastern VA has a meeting on

APRIL 26TH, NEXT SATURDAY, at 11:00 AM in Swem Library, on the campus of the College of William and Mary.

This is not our usual meeting day, so I’ll be posting another…

I have exploded from cute.  Scrape me off the walls.

I have exploded from cute.  Scrape me off the walls.

Do not stunt your spiritual life by looking always for you faults. Think of God’s love. Never despair! Not until God ceases to be infinitely good and you begin to be infinitely wicked have you a right to be hopeless.
Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen (via confessionsofsomeoneanonymous)


Hi, all! We’re very excited to announce that the lovely and talented Rebecca of Perrin Cottage Perfumery has agreed to produce two 18th-century style perfumes that will be specifically tied to JASNA Southeastern VA:

“Woodhouse,” a feminine floral perfume inspired by Emma


Doing my part to promote my own beloved region of JASNA!


Good things are headed your way, Janeites of Southeastern Virginia! Don’t miss this one, folks! It will be absolutely unique.

Here’s the post from our Facebook page:

It’s not too early to begin anticipating our exciting April event! Set aside Saturday, April 26th for a special…


Austenland deleted scenes [x]

I’m…slightly shocked by this scene actually.  I mean, it looks beautifully shot, and it’s romantic and so forth I suppose, but it seems far too improbable even for a film this silly.  Why are there pillows all over the stone steps?  Why would these two be in recumbent positions to rehearse their scenes at all?  I must see it in context.

On the other hand, I really don’t need any other reasons to find J.J. Feild devastatingly attractive, and this does appear to be such another reason.

What to do….


Remember when Amy Acker was on Wishbone?

Amy Acker as Catherine Morland from Northanger Abbey in the episode Pup Fiction (2x09).

Watch here.

Other episodes

By far the best adaptation until 2007.  And still impressive today.


Ash Wednesday or as I like to call it, Spot The Catholic day


I’m delighted to learn that I have tennis nerd-dom in common with Tom Hiddleston!


Dearest Janeites, it is less than a week until our first event of 2014, the celebration of our first anniversary as a re-organized, re-invigorated regional branch!

Please come join us at the Women’s Club of Toano on Sunday, March 2nd, from 1:00 to 5:00 for a lecture, entertaining skits from…