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Jane Austen Was Stylish

Submitted by on February 2, 2010 – 6:44 pmNo Comment |

My dear friend Maggie could write a book about Jane Austen, a claim I’d love to be able to stake myself.  But alas, what I know of Ms. Austen I’ve gleaned from reading her books (Emma is my favorite) and Wikipedia (somewhere in Sacramento, Maggie’s clucking her tongue in shame).

While I was surfing the Blogosphere earlier today, I stumbled across Fashion Is Poison.  Aside from the fact that this girl has Shih Tzus, I love the Jane Austen quote she has posted on her blog:

“Pushing myself to appear to be perfect is unnecessary.  I don’t have to have all the answers to solve other’s problems, and I don’t have to be constantly available for others.   I just have to be real.”

Thank you, Ms. Austen, for the reminder that it’s ok to be perfectly imperfect!

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