A boat with a mother-of-pearl sail drifted by slowly not far from shore. A salty breeze picked up the skipper’s voice: “Nita, Juanita, Ask thy soul if we should part.” “What a voice and what a song, perfect for this night,” Myles Jaffray approved. I Hear Adventure Calling It was a very old song. Caroline … More Let’s See, How Do Those Lines Go?
“Strangely potent this thing we call, for want of a better name, ‘attraction,’ isn’t it?” A reader and I recently agreed that this is one of our favorite lines from Emilie Loring’s books, and I thought I would write a post with my favorite line from each book–thirty books, thirty lines. My only criterion was … More Favorite Quotations, Favorite Passages
Did you memorize something as a child that you enjoy reciting now? … More And miles to go…
Our Christmas tree is decorated, lights are up outside, and most of our presents are under the tree, waiting for Christmas morning. I’ll do a little more wrapping today, and Santa will bring his gifts after we go to bed on Christmas Eve. I enjoy gift-giving. I like to think about people I care about … More From Me to You: Gifts from Her Pen
There couldn’t be better timing for an original, Emilie Loring book to come out as an e-book. And what a nice story to choose! “If you could read only one Emilie Loring book, this is a good choice.” see: Emilie Loring’s Last Book: To Love and to Honor “Emilie Loring sounds great. I’d like to read … More How to Give Emilie Loring This Season
When you think of Emilie Loring’s stories, what images come to mind? A black cocker spaniel racing through the woods, tongue wagging? An armload of bittersweet bobbing downriver? A green circus balloon? A sparkling, yellow diamond? Some of Ellen’s favorite Emilie Loring images and sayings have become ornaments in her Ontario garden, where a host … More You’re really going to love this Emilie Loring garden!
Do these early, sunny days have you thinking about gardening? At my house last week, it was so warm that I threw open the windows and turned off the heat. The cottontail rabbit that wintered in last year’s brush hopped happily about, and eager daffodils pushed their way out of the ground to have a look. When the sun … More Plant an Emilie Loring Garden This Year