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Seeking a Refuge from the Cold? Write!

Got cold weather blues? Anxious about the holidays? Or are you just in a rut? If you’re like Baby Dog, you might just need to surround yourself with your own creature comforts. 228 more words

Up-to-the-Minute Books Are Here!

This is a 1939 ad from the Battle Creek (Michigan) Enquirer. Spencer’s sold used books and rented books at what seem to us now as incredibly cheap prices. 1,127 more words

About Emilie (Baker) Loring

A December Blog

I wish you all a very happy December – whatever your beliefs – I hope you have a very happy and joyful month.

‘Christmas isn’t a season, it’s a feeling.’

Edna Ferber

Stage Door at Elizabeth Seton High School, Dec 1

Stage Door at Elizabeth Seton High School, Dec 1

Elizabeth Seton High School presents:
Seton Theatre Company production,
Stage Door
By Edna Ferber and George S. 38 more words


"The world is at sea on a raft in a hurricane" 1940 and 2017

As many of you know, for quite a while I’ve been reading magazines published in the 1930s and 1940s; I’ve been interested in the values that women’s magazines, such as… 840 more words

Such Mad Fun

Simple Strategy

While reading A Peculiar Treasure, the autobiography of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edna Ferber, I came across this passage, which might be worth pondering, whether we’re writing novels or even long short stories: 153 more words

Sonic Gems: Show Boat by Hammerstein and Kern

Show Boat is a musical in two acts that featured music composed by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II.  This is based on Edna Ferber’s novel of the same name.  64 more words

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