Lady Elizabeth Chapter Three

Chapter 3 “Do you like dancing, Lady Elizabeth?” Edward asked Elizabeth as they awaited their turn to join the dancing. “Yes, very much.” He gave her what she thought was a concerned look.  “Are you feeling well tonight, my Lady?” Her expression turned confused, for she could think of nothing that would have suggested to … Continue reading Lady Elizabeth Chapter Three

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Lady Elizabeth Chapter Two

Chapter Two In the midmorning, Lady Elizabeth was out for a walk in the gardens.  She was quietly reflecting on the ethereal beauty of the sunlight upon the rose bushes when her meditations were interrupted by Lady Margaret’s voice. “Lady Elizabeth!  How glad I am to find you at last.  When your mother said you … Continue reading Lady Elizabeth Chapter Two

Return to “Lady Elizabeth”: Chapter One

A long time ago, I began writing a story entitled "Lady Elizabeth."  The history-shaped gap in my life resulting from graduating college, combined with a recent trip to England, has re-inspired for this story.  Because it's been so long, I'll be re-posting the early chapters before continuing on with what I'm writing now.  I hope … Continue reading Return to “Lady Elizabeth”: Chapter One

An Update

Hello, lovely readers!  I have been rather quiet recently, for which I apologize.  The reason for this is that my summer became uncharacteristically but wonderfully full.  So here is a brief update on some of the things that have been going on: 1) I became involved in the youth group at my new church and … Continue reading An Update

Lady Elizabeth, Chapter 6

See here for the previous chapters of Lady Elizabeth. ______________________________________ “We do not have to do this, if you wish,” Elizabeth said, standing before the horse with wide eyes.  With great force of will, she swallowed and took regular breaths. “Nonsense.  Of course I shall teach you, if you still desire to learn,” he said, giving … Continue reading Lady Elizabeth, Chapter 6

Department-Store Dance

I am currently working on the next chapter of Lady Elizabeth.  Who knew writing a period story would be so challenging?  But, as I find myself increasingly concerned with historical accuracy, increasingly much time must be spent on researching the minutest little details (it's really quite fun), and each sentence's wording and structure requires careful thought. … Continue reading Department-Store Dance

Lady Elizabeth, Chapter 5

A long time ago (though in this galaxy), I started writing a story.  Life happened, and I abandoned it for a time, leaving you entirely hanging.  Well, folks, I now have decided to take up Lady Elizabeth again, and to finish it at long last.  I cannot promise the updates will be steady, though I shall do … Continue reading Lady Elizabeth, Chapter 5

The Clock

There’s a golden clock In a clear glass dome Above six figures in a circle On the fireplace mantle. . I remember Grandma when I was a young girl. She laughed and baked and gardened And sat in her chair and read. So the clock ticked a happy tune And the figures beneath it danced. … Continue reading The Clock

Lady Elizabeth, Chapter 4

The fourth chapter to the story of Lady Elizabeth.  You can find the preceding chapters in the page marked "Lady Elizabeth" at the top of this page. Please let me know your thoughts.  Do you like the characters?  What are your impressions of them?  Do you have predictions for the rest of the story?  Any critiques … Continue reading Lady Elizabeth, Chapter 4

Lady Elizabeth, Chapter 3

This is the third installment to my story Lady Elizabeth, for which the first chapter can be found here and the second chapter can be found here. You know what to do after you read it.  Let me know what you think, please!! 🙂 _____________________________________________________________________ “Do you like dancing, Lady Elizabeth?” Edward asked Elizabeth as they … Continue reading Lady Elizabeth, Chapter 3