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Beat the Heat

Jessie, in Northern New England  still reeling from the swing in temperature  over the past few days I am not sure about the rest of you but sudden changes in temperature leave me feeling adrift and lethargic. I lose the … Continue reading

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A Little Miracle Here and There…

My son is spending the summer working with refugees in Amman, Jordan at a community center run by a nonprofit called the Collateral Repair Project. When I feel the need to root where he is in my thinking, I pull … Continue reading

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How I Smuggled Drugs into Calcutta

Lea Wait, here. And, yes, I did that. Do note: although they were illegal for me to bring with me, the drugs included aspirin, vitamins, medications for scabies and other skin infections, and antibiotics. I also took children’s tape recorders, incubator parts, balloons, hair … Continue reading

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Will Illness Change a Relationship? Yes — and No

Lea Wait, here. On February 1 of last year I wrote on this site about the stroke my husband, Bob Thomas, had suffered the week before. I didn’t mention that we’d also just found out he had other medical issues: congestive heart failure and COPD/Emphysema. And … Continue reading

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What Platform Do You Write On?

I am nearing the completion of a novel in a new series and my desktop computer crashed (not to worry, I worked in hi-tech for more than thirty years and I leave nothing of any importance on a hard drive) … Continue reading

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