I’m so glad you are here! Take a look around, and if you have a question or request, will you let me know in the Comment section below? Meanwhile, let’s scout around: Find these links at the TOP (desktop), in the MENU (tablet, phone), and BELOW. Click to go. Emilie Loring: An introduction to the … More Welcome! Here’s how to get around.
The pearl. The prize. The event I had imagined since first I stepped into the library where Emilie Loring wrote twenty-five of her thirty novels: the Boston Athenaeum. … More Happy Landings at the Boston Athenaeum
Two weeks ago, bags and books packed, I set out on a 3000-mile journey from Kansas to the east coast and back again. My next book talk was in Barnstable, but there’s a lot of country between Kansas and the Cape, and I took advantage of the opportunity. Virginia and Maryland I stopped at the … More Happy Landings from Kansas to the Cape
Can you tell what I’ve been up to? This really is so much fun. I love putting presentations together, and I love giving them. At the university, I taught a hiking/biking/canoeing class that was cross-listed as a Kansas Studies class. We set out via the mode-du-jour each morning and stopped to view the plants, geographic … More Emilie Loring Returns to Barnstable
The introduction of Happy Landings to the world has begun. Five weeks in, we have a feature article, two reviews, and one book talk accomplished. You will find links to all reviews and articles on the “Book and Events” page. I am especially glad for these published lines: And so, 20 years, 45 notebooks and … More Book Talk: Emilie Loring’s Biographer, Patti Bender
Greetings from Wisconsin, where spring still has a ways to go! As expected, it’s been a busy time here, getting my mom settled back into her lake house (“ice” house at the moment!) In this last hour or two of Women’s History Month, I want to express appreciation for some of this year’s featured women: … More Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories
Happy Landings is published. The quest that began, oh, so long ago, is completed. There’s no parade, no shooting of fireworks, no special greeting card, when a biography is published. It just isn’t one day and is the next. Eager to celebrate, I convened the first meeting of the “Happy Landings Book Club” on–what else?–Zoom. … More Fortune Favors the Brave
Emilie Loring’s Biography Is Here! The wait is over. Happy Landings: Emilie Loring’s Life, Writing, and Wisdom will debut in stores this Tuesday, March 14, 2023, right in the middle of Women’s History Month. Emilie Loring witnessed the last half of the nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth. She had something to … More Women’s History Month: Emilie Loring