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
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
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
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?