This is a short post today because… It feels like a little smile is just the thing on a Wednesday.
Fall has begun, I think. The kids are back in school… Well, two out of my three. One leaves for college tomorrow so it’s been the wait…wait…okay now hurry and pack scenario around here.
But I have assigned him full kitchen cleaning duty, grocery shopping and all odd chores so that I can get a little work done. I’m writing a story right now that incorporates a bit of Austen – in a modern context – and I’m digging into some of the fun…
Like that tiny scene in Pride and Prejudice in which Lizzy follows Darcy and the Bingley sisters down the lane, then skipping off because… well, they weren’t being very nice.
Or… Henry Tilney in Northanger Abbey trying to get Catherine Moreland to think for herself by proposing the ridiculous notion that marriage was the same as dancing. Really most Henry’s conversations are funny.
And… Mrs. Jennings in Sense and Sensibility trying to find anything and everything in the kitchen to entice Marianne to health and heal her broken heart.
What are some of your favorite scenes? Not necessarily the “big moments” but the little ones that simply capture your heart… I’d love to hear about them.