On the Trail with Darcy and Lizzy: Hawk Mountain and The Pinnacle

At this point in Darcy and Elizabeth’s Boots & Backpacks hike, readers get to meet a couple of important characters: Marianne Dashwood and Christopher Brandon! They both work at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, the world’s oldest educational and scientific organization dedicated … Read More

On the Trail with Darcy and Lizzy: Eastern Pennsylvania

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In our last installment, we left Elizabeth and Darcy hiking out of Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, and thus leaving behind amenities like campgrounds and privies. The Appalachian Trail in eastern Pennsylvania follows long, flat, rocky ridges broken by climbs … Read More

On the Trail with Darcy and Lizzy: Delaware Water Gap (part 2)

Welcome to another edition of On the Trail with D&L, where I share pictures of the sights featured in Boots & Backpacks. We left our backpacking duo in Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area on the New Jersey side of … Read More

On the trail with Darcy and Lizzy: Delaware Water Gap (part 1)

This is the first in a series of posts highlighting the various places Darcy and Elizabeth saw during their hike in Boots & Backpacks. I’ve had people tell me that the Appalachian Trail is almost another character in the story. I … Read More

Modernizing Austen Characters

(Crossposted from Stories from the Past)   I previously wrote about how many of the themes Jane Austen explored in her novels are universal, even 200 years later. Similarly, Austen wrote characters who are still familiar to us today. They … Read More

Modernizing Austen Themes

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(Crossposted from My Love for Jane Austen)   Jane Austen explored universal themes that still resonate with readers today. As a result, her novels lend themselves to interesting and imaginative modernizations. Sure, Regency England was a lot different, but in … Read More

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