You Are Cordially Invited to Our Annual Emilie Loring Tea, June 30th

You are cordially invited to an “Emilie Loring Tea”  on Saturday, June 30, 2018  at 4:00 p.m. in your time zone   How: Enjoy your tea any way that you like. Last year, we shared garden teas, picnic teas, heirloom teas, and tea in take-out cups! (See our photo collection here!)   How is it … More You Are Cordially Invited to Our Annual Emilie Loring Tea, June 30th

The Shining Years: The Best is Last

The Shining Years (1972) was written twenty years after Emilie Loring’s death, but it is vintage Emilie Loring. It has everything–an old and stately home, a noble leading man, a spirited young woman, a worthy competitor for her affections, a wise older woman, villains, ideals, personal conflicts, and a love story. Stanley Holbrook’s life is neatly organized … More The Shining Years: The Best is Last

She Didn’t Like Flying, But Then…

There’s a new book out that suggests where William Shakespeare may have gotten not only inspiration but also settings, themes, and specific wording for eleven of his most famous plays. Researcher Dennis McCarthy used plagiarism software to detect similarities between Shakespeare’s plays and an unpublished manuscript of the time. It’s an intriguing technique that unearths … More She Didn’t Like Flying, But Then…