College Series · Homeschooling · Homeschooling Series

College Series, Part I

It's been a goal of mine for the past few months to write another homeschooling series. For those of you who haven't recently visited the About page, I am homeschooled--and while there are a lot of posts out there by homeschooling parents, there aren't quite as many by the children themselves. My original Homeschooling series… Continue reading College Series, Part I

Jane Austen · Pride and Prejudice · Uncategorized

An Austenesque Advice Column

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

Books · Jane Austen · Today in Pride and Prejudice · Uncategorized

Today in Pride and Prejudice: Really, Darcy? REALLY?

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?