‘Tis the Season: Happy Landings and a New Quiz

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

Fall’s Happy Landings: Inside Emilie Loring’s Biography

The height of fall color has passed, and chilly winds shake fading leaves onto the ground. It’s time for ripe apples and pears, cheeses, chowders, homemade muffins, and good books to read. When fall approached, the Lorings took rooms in Blue Hill while they closed up Stone House for the winter. Then they returned to … More Fall’s Happy Landings: Inside Emilie Loring’s Biography

Found: Emilie Loring at the Boston Athenaeum

For most of her career, Emilie Loring lived on Boston’s Beacon Hill and wrote at the Boston Athenaeum, a private library with a long history. This year, her great-granddaughter Kate and I visited. In Emilie Loring’s Footsteps We take the elevator together to the storied fifth floor. The doors open, and we read the sign. … More Found: Emilie Loring at the Boston Athenaeum

Welcome to Maine. You’re Already Here in Your Mind

Today’s post is for you who follow this blog and tell me how much you’d love to see Maine yourself. In Blue Hill this year, I visited friends, made little discoveries, and snapped photos that speak of the place, of Emilie’s times and ours. If you’ve read Emilie Loring’s descriptions of Maine for years, you … More Welcome to Maine. You’re Already Here in Your Mind