“We have all a better guide in ourselves, if we would attend to it, than any other person can be.”

Fanny Price, Mansfield Park


“How quick come the reasons for approving what we like.”


“Run mad as often as you choose, but do not faint.”

Sophia, Love and Friendship

“I suppose there may be a hundred different ways of being in love.”

Emma Woodhouse, Emma


“The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel must be intolerably stupid.”

Henry Tilney, Northanger Abbey

“I could easily forgive his pride, if he had not mortified mine.” 

Elizabeth Bennet on Mr Darcy, Pride and Prejudice

“I wish, as well as everybody else, to be perfectly happy; but like everybody else, it must be in my own way.”

Elinor Dashwood, Sense and Sensibility

President’s Message February 2020

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES  In September, two JASNA-Me Board positions will open. I will complete 2 terms as regional Coordinator and Judith Clarke will resign as the Communications Director. Briefly, I’ll describe the tasks associated with these positions. Officially,...

December 14 Meeting, 2019

10:30 am Registration 11:00 am Panel Discussion 12:00 noon Lunch, birthday cake, toasts  1:00 pm Business meeting 1:15 pm “The Traveling Companions” A Play in One Act  (with apologies to Jane Austen) by W.P. Hamilton) RSVP by December 7 to Sheila McGarr by email:...