Category Archives: Lea’s Posts

Election Day! (You HAVE Voted, Right?)

I’ll admit, I’ve been a political junkie since my grandmother bought our first (small, black and white) television so we could watch the Democratic and Republication conventions. I lay, sprawled on the floor of what was then our summer home … Continue reading

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THREAD HERRINGS: Pieces Of My Life, Stitched Together

Tomorrow, October 30, is the publication day for THREAD HERRINGS, the seventh in my Mainely Needlepoint mystery series, set in the small working waterfront town of Haven Harbor, Maine. My protagonist, Angie Curtis, runs a custom needlepoint business which includes … Continue reading

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Life – Extended?

Last June 17 — about fourteen weeks ago — I was dizzy, and visited the emergency room of a local hospital here in Maine. Twenty-four hours later I was diagnosed with stage four pancreatic cancer, metastasized The doctor who gave … Continue reading

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An End Inspires a Beginning: A Wedding in Midcoast Maine

Lea Wait, here, reporting from warm and glorious midcoast Maine, and delighted to announce that yesterday my youngest daughter, Elizabeth Purnima Wait, and her (admittedly long-time) fiance, Herman Joseph McNeal, both of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, were married at my home. As … Continue reading

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10 Best Things about Dying Soon

Lea Wait, here. And, for anyone who missed it, June 29  I posted https://mainecrimewriters.com/2018/06/29/another-change-in-direction/ that I’d been diagnosed with metastatic pancreatic cancer.   Since then I’ve learned a lot — about myself and about others. And no, it hasn’t all … Continue reading

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For Freedom Alone: A Story of the Scottish Highland Clearances

Lea Wait, here. If you were told you only had a limited amount of time get your life in order, what would you do? One thing I’ve decided to do is publish two books that readers, librarians and teachers have … Continue reading

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Another Twist in the Road

Lea Wait, here. Some of you may remember that about three years ago I posted about my husband, Bob Thomas, his health issues., and how they were changing our lives. I followed that up, always with Bob’s approval, with further … Continue reading

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