I am unabashedly thrilled because a show I like, Downton Abbey, had their press day yesterday and all kinds of goodies are coming out about the upcoming second season.The writing on this show is so incredible and I've been reading fanfiction and re-watching episodes and reading speculation on what might happen to whom next season....Season … Continue reading Squee!

Before AC

An interesting post at another blog: http://janeaustensworld.wordpress.com/2011/07/22/keeping-cool-200-years-ago/I've been thinking about weather lately, in terms of my book. We New Yorkers might be in the middle of a heat wave right now, but in the summer of 1800 in England, the problem seemed to be wetness.