A Silver Pen in Her Hand, The Sleeve of a White Blouse

A cozy morning here, coffee in hand, newly-fallen snow outside… I open a gift from my son, Head of the Bay by Annie L. Clough. I’ve wanted this book a long time, since I first used it at the Blue Hill Public Library. “Head of the Bay” is Blue Hill, Maine, Emilie Loring’s summer home for … More A Silver Pen in Her Hand, The Sleeve of a White Blouse

You Have the Opportunity and You Must Use It

Meet Miss Esther Wood. Born in Blue Hill, Maine in 1905, Esther earned degrees from Colby College and Radcliffe, taught at public and private schools, taught history at the University of Maine, wrote four books and numerous magazine and newspaper articles, and was inducted to the Maine Women’s Hall of Fame. I took this photo … More You Have the Opportunity and You Must Use It

Guest Post: I wanted to be the heroine in her novels

Lisa Greiner’s guest blog takes us back to those first readings of Emilie Loring’s books  and shares the enthusiasm that drove her to learn more about their author.   How old were you when you read your first Emilie Loring book?  Do you remember which one it was?  Was it set in the big glittering city of … More Guest Post: I wanted to be the heroine in her novels