Category Archives: Lea’s Posts

My grandmothers ….

Lea Wait, here. I’ve been thinking about my grandmothers recently. Now that (gulp) I am a grandmother myself (of eight, I might add, for which I take no credit) I realized that both of my grandmothers – born in the … Continue reading

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A Time, and a Place

Lea Wait, here, working on two books. Both are set in Maine: one on an island (the second in the Maine Murder Mystery series,) and one in a small harbor town with a working waterfront (the ninth in the Mainely … Continue reading

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The Long Winter Ends

Lea Wait, here. The past winter has been rough in many parts of the United States. Here in Maine it started with an October nor’easter that felled trees and power lines all over the state. Power lines were up in … Continue reading

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Those Chimney Closets … What Were They For?

Lea Wait here. For as long as I remember, I’ve known about chimney closets. We have four in our home — 2 in the bedrooms with fireplaces in the original part of the house, built in 1774, and two in … Continue reading

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There’ll NEVER be Enough Time to Write

Lea Wait, here, writing this blog after I just sent the manuscript of the eighth book in my Mainely Needlepoint series to my editor. I have two other books due later this year. And, as many of you know, during … Continue reading

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The Road Shortens …. Hospice

Lea Wait here. About a month ago, February 21, I posted a blog about caring for my husband, Bob Thomas, who has not been well for the past two years, since he was diagnosed with heart failure, COPD, and then … Continue reading

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Beginning the Third Year of Caregiving.

Lea Wait, here. Although Bob Thomas and I’ve known each other, as friends and/or lovers, off and on for fifty years, we didn’t live together or get married until 2003. I’d taken care of my mother for the last 25 … Continue reading

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