Emilie Loring didn’t celebrate her birthdays, but that didn’t mean she denied herself an annual birthday wish. “I make myself a present on a book’s birthday to square never celebrating my own.” Beckoning Trails As she figuratively blew out the candle on a book’s birthday cake, what did she wish for? Emilie loved books, of … More Happy Birthday, Emilie Loring! Make a Wish!
Glasses clinked, toasts were pronounced, and even a few hummingbirds took a sip to celebrate Emilie Loring’s 152nd birthday! Think about it: When Emilie was born, there were only 38 states, and Andrew Johnson was President. She lived from Reconstruction through World War I, Prohibition, the stock market crash and Great Depression, World War II, … More A Toast to Emilie Loring!
“I make myself a present on a book’s birthday to square never celebrating my own.” Beckoning Trails Like Molly B. in Beckoning Trails, Emilie Loring stopped celebrating birthdays and, instead, celebrated the release of each new book–an annual accomplishment that occurred thirty times during her lifetime. (You can see her full list and links … More For Her Birthday: My Favorite Emilie Loring Books
One hundred fifty years ago, September 5, 1866, at 5 Chardon Street in Boston, Maria Emily Baker was born to George Melville Baker and Emily Frances (Boles) Baker. If there were an “On the Day You Were Born” greeting card back then, it could have included some of these… “Here are the headlines on the … More Happy 150th Birthday, Emilie Loring!