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
Do you have a nickname? Do you remember when you acquired it? Barbara wrote in last week after receiving her copy of Happy Landings: Emilie Loring’s Life, Writing, and Wisdom: I got my book and have read through Emilie’s marriage to Victor Loring. I learned that she was called Bess, Bessie, and Betty as a … More Emily, Emilie–Why the Change?
In my last post, I shared a photo from the Loring archives and asked our community to help me figure out whose room it might have been. Thanks to everyone who has contributed! Today, we’ll take the photo apart and consider its clues. Please share with any experts you know. We don’t have our answer … More Mystery Photo: Today, We Find Clues
After two decades of research with an ever-growing quiver of tools, you wouldn’t think it could be true, but there are still mysteries to solve in Emilie Loring’s life from the clues she left behind. Here is one. This photo is in the Loring family’s collection. Whose room is this? By the furnishings mixed in … More Still a Mystery: Can We Crowd Source a Solution?
Gay opened the box and lifted out a mass of crimson roses which flooded the room with fragrance. “My word, how gorgeous, Gay! Two dozen! Look at the length of the stems! I’ve heard that red vibrates. Now I know it. Each one of the roses is broadcasting a message. Today is Yours Spring has … More The Vogue of Roses, Emilie Loring Style
If you are new to Emilie Loring, “Why?” is a fun story on its own.
If you are a longtime “Emilie” reader, watch for elements that later appeared in her full-fledged novels. … More An Original, Emilie Loring Story: “Why?”