Hello all you lovely Janeite friends! I can’t tell you how thrilled I am to have you in my life. 🙂
I ended up being so busy in April that I didn’t have as much time as I’d like to spend reading and blogging, and let me tell you I missed it bad. Real bad. It definitely showed me how much blogging and connecting with other Jane Austen/Austenesque lovers means to me! I’m glad it is now May and I don’t have as much keeping me busy at the moment!
But what was I busy with in April you ask?
Well, we went on a trip to Southern California and it was amazing!!! Completely amazing! There is so much to do there and each day we got into something completely different! And as always, I thought it might be fun to share our photos with you! 😉
In San Diego we spent some time visiting seals, riding horses and Segways, and feeding giraffes and rhinos!
Sadly, we couldn’t take these little piggies home with us!
Next we enjoyed the beautiful California weather in Laguna Beach and Santa Monica and rode a tandem bike for the first time.
And after spotting some of our favorite stars on Hollywood Boulevard we saw a spectacular concert with one of our favorite film composers, Hans Zimmer!!
While in California I had the immense pleasure of meeting some very special people for the first time…
I was so excited to spend some time with Candy of So Little Time and Dung Vu! We had a great morning exploring a humongous bookstore and talking about Jane Austen, reading, and blogging! These ladies were just as lovely and awesome in person as they are online!
And then later that day I met Syrie James!!!
I’ve been an admirer of Syrie’s for so many years!! It was so awesome to finally meet!! I love that we both thought of wearing Jane Austen shirts for the occasion!
Mr. Bingley and I had the best time with Syrie and her husband! Truly such wonderful people. 🙂
On our last day we took a tour of Warner Brothers Studio and it was amazing! Let’s see if you can recognize some of the sets and props we saw…
*sigh* We sure did love our time in California! Definitely a place we hope to return to again soon! Hope you enjoyed our pictures, my friends!
Want to know what Austenesque fun I’m getting into this month?
…here is what’s on this month’s
~ TO READ AND REVIEW ~
~ FEATURED AUTHORS VISITING THIS MONTH ~
Lory Lilian – May 8th
J. Marie Croft – May 22nd
Sara Marks – May 29th
I’m so happy May is here! I’ve got so much reading I want to do!
What are you looking forward to this month?