Hello and welcome! Thank you for stopping by my blog. I’m Elizabeth, and I was raised in the charming southern city of Birmingham, Alabama. I grew up dancing, enthralled by fairytales, and reading anything I could get my hands on. My need to read has only increased with age, and I am now rarely seen without a book on hand. I discovered Jane Austen’s work at thirteen and haven’t been quite the same person since. I'm now blessed to live in a thriving community in Washington, D.C. that loves to discuss ideas, books, theology, and much more. I'm most at home when surrounded by good friends, good food, good books, and creating space to bring all of them together.

Stories and beauty are all over this space. I write about a variety of topics here, such as poetry, period dramas, beautiful travel destinations, classic literature, theology, book lists, Harry Potter, Downton Abbey, the books I'm reading, and what good stories have to tell us about our everyday lives. I believe we're all living in the best story of all -- God's story of redeeming the world -- and I love to search for echoes of that story in the stories we read and tell now. I hope you'll join me.

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