Tag Archives: Boothbay Harbor

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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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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Cabbage Island–What’s Different, What’s the Same?

by Barb, working on the front porch in Boothbay Harbor, enjoying the scenery and the lovely breezes I’ve been open about the fact that my Maine Clambake Mystery Series is “inspired by” the Cabbage Island Clambakes here in Boothbay Harbor. … Continue reading

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Hi. Barb Ross here. Finally coming to you from Maine. Usually, we arrive in Maine in early May. Honestly, it’s not the best time weather-wise, but it’s a great time to get old house stuff done and settle in. This … Continue reading

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The Bridge House

Hi. Barb here. My husband Bill bought this cool map of Boothbay Harbor for us on eBay. In the bottom right corner it says, “copyright 1931 Ethel B. Fowler.” In the bottom left corner it says– As it happens, I’ve … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: November 16-17, 2014

Next week at Maine Crime Writers we’ll be featuring posts from Gerry Boyle (Monday), Vicki Doudera (Tuesday), Lea Wait (Wednesday), Jim Hayman (Thursday), and Barb Ross (Friday). In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us who blog regularly … Continue reading

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