I know, I know...three posts in under a week! Miss Elizabeth must be losing her head. This is just a quick little post to introduce you to the first candidate for the new blog format--Button 2. I have to say, I'm quite fond of it--and I love the background I found (I have a feeling… Continue reading Candidate Number One…
Every year, around my blogiversary, I change the look of the blog. It's something I do. Last year, I changed the colors--but this year, I'm considering something entirely different. You see, I've grown a little tired of my current template... Yes. I am suggesting a template change. This basically means that the entire look, and… Continue reading A Quick Question
My dears... Guess who missed her blogiversary? Again? Miss Elizabeth sighs, because this is not the first time. In fact, she's two-for-two. Miss Elizabeth sighs again, and rubs her temples. It's been a long day. Why am I writing about myself in the third person? Honestly, I have no idea. It probably stems from reading… Continue reading Oops, I Did It Again…
My dears. I haven't been written a post since July. And I haven't written a "proper" post--i.e., one that isn't a reply to an award or an explanation for not having posted--since May. I apologize. This blog, my little corner of the internet, has been neglected. Cobwebs are gathering, dust is settling, and mice are… Continue reading In Which Miss Elizabeth Apologizes and Explains
Hello, hello! This was at one point a scheduled post, tapped out for you to enjoy while I trimmed olive trees (which were indeed in desperate need of trimming). I thought that a tag would be a great "while I'm gone" post, and am very grateful to Leigh for nominating me (thanks, Leigh!) Leigh, by… Continue reading The Awesome Blogger Award
It should be mentioned here that I love reading advice columns. It's always nice to know that someone else is having bigger problems than me. Back when I my local paper carried Miss Manners, that was my go-to column, just because I've always loved the style of it. The paper has since stopped carrying Miss Manners (for… Continue reading An Austenesque Advice Column
Nicely done, Fitzwilliam Darcy. A classy proposal, on all counts. You ticked off all the boxes here: insulted the lady, insulted her family, insulted her way of life--and you snuck in a few words of undying love. Well done. How on Earth could any lady resist? Let's review: You started off pretty well--shocked the lady… Continue reading Today in Pride and Prejudice: Really, Darcy? REALLY?