Are you tempted to make a book nook insert of your own? How do you imagine it? … More How Much Fun is a Book Nook?!
The weight of composition now lifted, the fun of Emilie Loring’s biography has returned. Bits of fascinating things keep bubbling up in my thoughts, so with snow on the ground outside and a steaming, Emilie Loring mug of extra-foamy latté at hand, let’s see what bubbles up today. This is the Park Theater in Boston. … More Fascinating Bubbles of History
Ahh, fall. The air chills, leaves turn gold, russet and crimson, and our gardens offer up their last. This year, my family has its first crop of Honeycrisp apples, all the more precious for their scarcity. Long before the apple-picking season arrives I search for odd baskets and hampers — the markets and ten cent … More Fall Recipes from Emilie Loring’s Kitchen
When I retired from college teaching, it was because I wanted to do more, not less. I heard the siren call of passions I’d kept on the sidelines and new interests I wanted to explore. When people asked what I was going to do, I said I wasn’t retiring, I was redirecting. With Emilie’s voice in … More “Redirection,” Not Retirement
The lure of summer is timeless; the desire is universal. … More Summer Reading, Summer Possibilities
Under this year’s Christmas tree was an intriguing present: “To Patti from Emilie Loring.” That would be some trick! Of course, I knew it was from my husband, but what had he discovered? A hardback I don’t have yet? Something from a Boston or Blue Hill gift shop? Excitedly, I opened the gift bag… and … More A Present from Emilie Loring
Oh, the rejuvenating effects of a hot cup of tea and excellent company! … More Time Out for a Special Tea Party