I’m so glad you are here! There’s a lot of content on this site. If there’s something more that you’d like to see, 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. … More Welcome! Here’s how to get around.
For years, I’ve loaned Emilie Loring books from my own collection to people who couldn’t find copies in used-book stores or garage sales. Maybe you’ve had the same problem. The desire is there, but where can we find the books? Ta da! The solution is at hand! The partially ghostwritten books were the first to … More Now on Kindle: Emilie Loring Originals!
Robert Knowles Slaven, Jr. was a man of the type you hope is real but seldom have the honor to meet. … More With Profound Gratitude: Captain Bob Slaven
It will come as no surprise to longtime readers of this blog that I am an archivist at heart. A Christmas present from my son gives me a new way to act on this. Using this light tent, I am photographing the artifacts in my care. Next, I will record their stories to print with … More Artifacts and Memories: Goodbye to 2020
How Can the Heart Forget was the first Emilie Loring book I read, and I’ve been a little nervous to write about it here, because it’s one of the partially ghostwritten books. As a group, they represent Emilie poorly, because, simply, she didn’t write them. But this one is special to me. It was the … More How Can the Heart Forget?
This has been a tough year, no two ways around it. In the last eight months, I have lost a sister, an aunt, and now, my niece. Since last I wrote, my sister’s 37-year-old daughter–who was also my mother’s caregiver–died suddenly of a non-COVID infection. We have been scrambling. I know I am not alone … More Your 2020 Holiday Reading List
Did you memorize something as a child that you enjoy reciting now? … More And miles to go…
Emilie Loring didn’t celebrate her birthdays, but that didn’t mean she denied herself an annual birthday wish. “I make myself a present on a book’s birthday to square never celebrating my own.” Beckoning Trails As she figuratively blew out the candle on a book’s birthday cake, what did she wish for? Emilie loved books, of … More Happy Birthday, Emilie Loring! Make a Wish!