Back home

I had a fantastic time touring Santiago, Punta Arenas, Puerto Natales, and the fjords and glaciers of Chile; Torres del Paine National Park and Buenos Aires in Argentina; and Iguassu Continue ReadingBack home

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Heading out

I’ll be out of pocket for the next few weeks, traveling first to South America and then to Chicago. Hope I can take a photo as fun as this one.

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Battle of Bladensburg, 2014

This weekend was the bicentennial of the Battle of Bladensburg, also known as the Bladensburg races by the British, whose soldiers watched the US militias turn and run. After the Continue ReadingBattle of Bladensburg, 2014

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Ready for a Love Fest?

Can you get to Charlottesville, VA, on Saturday? If yes, please join me and a passel of fabulous romance authors for LoveFest, 10 am to 6 pm during Virginia Festival of Continue ReadingReady for a Love Fest?

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Best author moment of 2013

My favorite authorial life photo this year is this one, from the RT Booklovers Convention in May. I’m with a group of very wise Regency authors, leading the audience in Continue ReadingBest author moment of 2013

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Jolly old Saint Nick

I admit, I have a fondness for Saint Nick. Could be the name, or that the idea of him can bring happiness to freezing-snowy days. But how does he look Continue ReadingJolly old Saint Nick

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Photos: Regency Ladies Weekend at Riversdale

I spent a goodly part of this past weekend playing the part of a Regency Lady at Riversdale Park, a historic Georgian mansion in Maryland. The park, a national historic landmark, is Continue ReadingPhotos: Regency Ladies Weekend at Riversdale

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Aurora Regency House Party this week

Aurora authors and editors are playing host to a five day fete to celebrate the third anniversary. will be hosting giveaways via Facebook, the Aurora blog, and on Twitter (#aurorahouseparty). Continue ReadingAurora Regency House Party this week

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Photos: Battle of Bladensburg 2013

On this date 199 years ago, the British overran the Americans at the Battle of Bladensburg. The 1814 skirmish has been called “the greatest disgrace ever dealt to American arms.” Continue ReadingPhotos: Battle of Bladensburg 2013

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Austen Dance Party at Goucher

This past Thursday we traveled up to Goucher College in Baltimore for an evening of Regency Dance and other fun, part of the college’s celebration of the 200th anniversary of Continue ReadingAusten Dance Party at Goucher

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