Category: Pride and Prejudice

by Jane Austen. Perhaps the first real “chick lit,” P&Ps Elizabeth and Darcy remain one of our more enduring couples, but Darcy isn’t really the block of wood we’ve come to expect.
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Pride and Prejudice - Austen

020–The Triumph of Love – end of book

Wrapping up P&P. Saying goodbye to Jane and itching for some glorious needlework. “How odious,” she thought, “to knit with a broken finger…” A little Bad JuJu for a tired Mom. But it's a dry heat…NOT! High body count knitting (and architecture)…and a hint at next week's story…or…stories! Bruno Bettelheim's book...

Pride and Prejudice - Austen

019–Tragedies and Payoffs – chapters 56-59

Today, chapters 56-59; THE PAYOFF! First–The Tragedies My finger. Simple Market Farms goes out of business–buy their remaining stock. My inability to get good Wenslydale (cheese) for my Mom (click on “cheese” on the left and look for “Wallace and Gromit”). Read the Dairy’s cool history while you’re at it! (Scroll...

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018–Accordion Girl Ahoy! – chapters 53-55

Today, aside from chapters 53-55, we talk about accordions, my love of the word “odious,” (isn’t it great?!) and I finally take Amy up on her suggestion weeks and weeks ago! Namely–I just read and really dug To Shield The Queen , by Fiona Buckley. Actually, I didn’t just read that....

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017–Greetings from The Old Pueblo – chapters 48-51

I’m relegated to podcasting from my local coffeehouse again, sorry about that. The ambient noise is MUCH worse than before as this joint has tile floors–a local hazzard. Apologies. I should have DSL at my Mom’s house by tonight, but I wanted to get this posted before that. I’m already mighty...

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016–Rhodes Trip – chapters 45-47

Chapters 45-47! Next week, chapters 48-51… Well, it’s August 3rd, and I’m on the road! Chicago, Sioux Falls, Deadwood and on to LOVELAND COLORADO–home of Interweave Press… How do I love thee…let me count the ways. So the title of the podcast? Because my son is a questioner…well…so am I, so…apples/trees,...

Pride and Prejudice - Austen

015–Leap of Lace – chapter 44

This week, chapters 44-46! Really! A little OTN moment–I’m working on a Faroese shawl, which has only a little section of lace. I’ve knitted lace before, but this project…well, it was going to be hard enough; I didn’t want to kill myself. This is the first project I’ve planned from washing,...

014–Austen? Chicklit? – chapters 42-43

014–Austen? Chicklit? – chapters 42-43

Chapters 42-45! WRONG WRONG WRONG! 43 was much longer than it said on the tag. This week we only have 42-43…but its an hour long episode regardles… Next week, chapters 44-??… Sorry about that! Well, I’m in the homestretch! This week and next week are the last two I’ll be podcasting...

013–Out of Time – chapters 38-41

013–Out of Time – chapters 38-41

This week, chapters 38-41! Next week–42-45! A brief episode because I’m behind at work, sorry about that. Today, listen for some more wonderful Collins idiocy. And as far as pride and prejudice go, Elizabeth’s refusal of Darcy’s proposal due to her new understanding of how she misjudged Darcy’s motives knocks them...