Welcome to The Emilie Loring Collection, 2023. There are 305 posts in this blog, so if you are new here, pull up a chair and get cozy. I’m always curious to learn how people find us here and what their background with Emilie Loring is. Some have only recently discovered her–maybe today–and others have been … More Many Paths to Get Here–What Was Yours?
“We haven’t any money to spend, but we have love and time and an opulent imagination…” … More “Her Christmas Ships” by Emilie Loring
Habits die hard, especially when they are reinforced, as my research habit was recently. I had a few minutes to myself and thought, “I wonder if there are any newly digitized pages in the Maine newspaper database.” (You know, like everyone thinks sometimes.) And there were! The danger of finding new information, of course, is … More But Wait! There’s Still More!
Happy Landings Goes to the Printer Welcome back from Thanksgiving week! I am happy to report that Happy Landings: Emilie Loring’s Life, Writing, and Wisdom has gone to the printer. It’s going to be a pretty book: sky-blue jacket wrapped around a flag-blue hardcover with silver lettering. I can’t wait to hold it in my … More ‘Tis the Season: Happy Landings and a New Quiz
Today’s quick post comes from the Sunday edition of the New York Tribune, January 25, 1914, which illustrated “Woman’s Varied Interests.” Besides housework, the featured interests included dancing, menus, and etiquette. Woo hoo! Before she became a novelist, Emilie Loring had different writing goals. You may recognize some of the following as text that appeared … More “Find Drama in Your Housework!”
Things have a marvelous, unbelievable way of working out. The Trail of Conflict Emilie is right again. I get to bring my mother to my home for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and her 96th birthday in January. It means a bit of travel and some setting up, which would have made this and next weekend’s posts harder … More Loring Heroes and Heroines: Test Your Knowledge
“I won’t have photographs show an old-fashioned hair-do,” she insisted.
“It is no use having smart heroines if their creator is dowdy.” ~Emilie Loring … More Fashion-Forward Emilie Loring