“In preparation for landing, please check to see that your seatbelts are fastened, turn off all electronics, return your tray tables to their full, upright and locked positions, and store all carry-on luggage in the overhead bins or under the seat in front of you…” Our destination, Emilie Loring’s biography, is in sight. All I … More Ladies and Gentlemen, In Preparation for Happy Landings…
Daffodils are in bloom and bluebirds chirp in the trees. I sat down to write a post, and this light-hearted quiz is the result. Enjoy! (Answers are at the bottom of the page.) 1. The Pulitzer Prize for an American novel was given for the first time in 1918, and Emilie Loring was nominated in … More Just for Fun, See What You Know
How impossible it is to be in the throes of attraction, “blinded by love,” and have to decide, sanely and for a future yet unknown, “Is this ‘the one?'” … More What Then is Love?
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
Wouldn’t it be fun to spend a week in the setting of an Emilie Loring novel? … More Home, Sweet Mansion!
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
It was 1928, before the stock market crash, when people still had jewels to lose. Emilie Loring’s publisher, Penn, announced a Prize Play competition. All plays had to have three acts and be well adapted to an amateur cast. At first, she didn’t bite. She was still writing The Solitary Horseman, and when she turned that in … More “My Pearls! Where are my pearls?!”