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
Many of us love Emilie Loring’s books, because we see ourselves in them. We share her gumption in striving toward a vision, her belief in the best and her sunshiny outlook. This post is dedicated to Ellen Jenken, the creator of a wonderful Emilie Loring garden and the inspiration for our annual tea, with a … More Love Shared Is Love Multiplied
Welcome to our annual, Emilie Loring tea! Check back often for new photos and stories! … More Welcome to our Emilie Loring tea! Do come in!
Inspect your tea cups — and friendships — for cracks! … More Emilie’s Tea-time Etiquette