Tag Archives: Boothbay Harbor

The Big Clean Out

By Barb, writing happily away in her study in Portland, Maine A slightly different version of this post appeared on topretirements.com along with a list of things to consider if you are hiring a company to clean out a house. … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: November 11-12, 2017

Next week at Maine Crime Writers, there will be posts by Brendan Rielly (Monday), Jessie Crockett (Tuesday), John Clark (Wednesday), Lea Wait (Thursday), and Maureen Milliken (Friday). In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us who blog … Continue reading

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Dining at the Lobster Dock

Lea Wait, here. One of my favorite summer things to do in Maine is to sit outside on a wharf and eat fresh-from-the-water lobster, clams, oysters or mussels, sip a glass of wine or beer, and watch lobstermen unloading their … Continue reading

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The Seafarer Inn

Many of you already know that we lost my mother-in-law on January 27th. Here is her obituary in the Boothbay Register. The dedication in Fogged Inn, the fourth Maine Clambake Mystery, reads: This book is dedicated to my mother-in-law, Olga … Continue reading

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Gardens Aglow in Boothbay, Maine

One of the newest – and most popular – sites to visit in Maine is the Coastal Maine Botanical Garden (http://www.MaineGardens.org) in Boothbay. Opened in 2007, the garden’s 270 acres of tidal shoreland include a children’s garden (complete with references to … Continue reading

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It's Her Face

John Clark apologizing in advance for a long post. It’s something I wrote many years ago. This year has brought more losses of friends than any I can recall., so I’ve been remembering some of the people who stayed with … Continue reading

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Windjammer Days

by Barb, in Maine at last It’s Windjammer Days in Boothbay Harbor. My husband, Bill Carito, has gotten deep into iPhone photography, so we took a Balmy Days harbor tour billed especially for photographers. The day was foggy and damp, … Continue reading

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A Graduation in Maine

Hi. Barb here. I graduated from a small private school with about 100 other sweaty teenagers. The tradition at my school was boys graduated in suits, while girls wore white dresses. But in my class in 1971, there was a … Continue reading

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November

Lea Wait, here. And I’m grumbling that it’s November. True, Maine enjoyed a glorious summer. Our only complaint was that some days were a bit too hot and humid. (Only people in New England would complain about temperatures in the high 80s.) … Continue reading

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A Family Reunion in Maine

Hi. Barb here, less than a week before I leave Maine for the season. (Sniff.) I come from a tiny family. My father was an only child as were both my grandfathers. My mother had one sister who had three … Continue reading

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