“History is not only an accounting of past events, but also a reflection of the thoughts and feelings which accompanied those events…” … More Friends Along the East Blue Hill Road
When the last chapter was written, the story “put to bed,” as it were, there was more I wanted to say. Happy Landings is Emilie’s story, but it is my work, the result of choices made for reasons that matter to me. … More My Thoughts on Biography and Emilie Loring
The room is empty only of people. It is, in a sense, an archive of a moment. If we understood it better, what would it tell us? … More Photographs and Reveries
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?
Emilie Loring’s son said to her, “I like your parties, Mother. I like the conversation.” I hope you will attend our annual Emilie Loring Tea Party on Thursday, July 7, at 4:00 p.m. your local time. Come and see the cover of Happy Landings: Emilie Loring’s Life, Writing, and Wisdom for the very first time! … More When We Get Together for Tea
Yes, I know. The ink is not yet wet on copies of Happy Landings: Emilie Loring’s Life, Writing, and Wisdom, and I’m thinking about what comes next. Emilie did that, too: The morning after I turn in a manuscript to my publisher I start another novel just so I won’t forget how it is done.” … More After Happy Landings, “Emilie Loring’s New England”