“Where do you get the inspiration for your books?” Emilie Loring was asked. “From everywhere!” she replied. In May, 1927, Charles Lindbergh’s first nonstop, solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean suggested “gay courage,” not only to Emilie Loring, but to all who needed it. The whole world waited in watchful suspense and then erupted in … More Gay Courage Comes When It’s Needed!
Wouldn’t it be fun to spend a week in the setting of an Emilie Loring novel? … More Home, Sweet Mansion!
They came from apartments on Beacon Hill and from brownstones in the Back Bay. Each had a different purpose, and each had taken a different journey to get to this place and this day. Some were writers; some were musicians, sculptors, or painters. But they were all members of the National League of American Pen … More A Good Book Stays With You
Today’s post comes courtesy of Clara Endicott Sears, Emilie’s friend and fellow author. Clara descended from colonial governors and a family tree of Boston Brahmin names—Winthrop, Peabody, Sears, Crowninshield, and Endicott. She had a fortune, an enviable figure, and constant attention in the society pages. When she was in Boston, Clara swept about in social circles, … More Serenity and Happiness in a Little Book
It’s that time of the year when gardeners’ fingers itch to get back into the dirt. Snuggled under afghans, cradling hot drinks in our hands, we turn the pages of our gardening catalogs and dream of the months to come. “Growth rampant, fruit long and slim, dark green throughout the entire length with a light … More Emilie Loring’s Gardens