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Thread On Arrival — Arriving Next Week!

Lea Wait here, looking forward to the April 30 publication date for the 8th in my Mainely Needlepoint series. (With thanks to everyone who’s followed Angie Curtis and her friends in Haven Harbor, Maine! Without readers … there would be … 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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“What Am I Really Writing About?”

Lea Wait, here, thinking about personal passions and interests and how they can become themes, in life and in writing. As a child I was fascinated by books (often set in the nineteenth century) about orphans who found caring homes. … Continue reading

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Celebrating the THIRD of July … And a New Beginning

Lea Wait, here. And I have nothing against the Fourth of July. In fact, I have my own way of celebrating it — an annual viewing of my all-time favorite musical,  1776. When I was raising my children in New Jersey every … Continue reading

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Fifteen Things You Probably Don’t Know About Me

Lea Wait, here, taking deep breaths after two weeks on the road … and more than two weeks of major computer problems that resulted in my not being on line and therefore not receiving (or answering) emails. (Who has telephone numbers for … Continue reading

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Adoption: One of my Daughters’ Story

Lea Wait, here. In honor of National Adoption Month, I thought I’d share the story of one of my daughters, and how 1985 changed both our lives. In 1985 I was single, living in New Jersey and working at AT&T. I had three daughters. … Continue reading

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