Posted by: rearadmiral | August 9, 2015

Carol Shields, Harry S Truman, Felicity, and Happy Bday Anne Elliot!!!

“We have real sisters here, and not convenient contrarieties. Their devotion to each other pulls the novel’s somethings tenuous structure tight.” -Carol Shields “Jane Austen” pg48 Although she didn’t make the list, Mrs Norris! I’m glad we read this although I didn’t love it. -Kirk Boston Athenaeum BIG NEWS! On Saturday, September 12, the Athenæum is hosting a day-long Open House in which nonmembers are welcome to take self-guided tours through our National Historic Landmarks Program building. Some tickets will be available through advanced registration, beginning August 14th; all other admission is first-come first-served. For more details, please click the link below. Open House | Boston Athenæum Free and open to the public. 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (no entry after 3:00 p.m.) Join the Athenæum on Saturday, September 12 for an Open House. BOSTONATHENAEUM.ORG Write Like Austen (@WritelikeAusten) tweeted at 0:00 PM on Sun, Aug 02, 2015: Today’s Austen word: Gentleness “the engaging mildness of her countenance, and gentleness of her manners, soon had their effect” ‪#‎JaneAusten‬


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