Tag Archives: Boothbay

A Magical Day in the Garden

Kate Flora: Here at Maine Crime Writers, we don’t always talk about writing. One of our goals is to bring you “all things Maine” and share some of the places, and events, that we find special and hope our readers will, … 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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Dialogue …. It’s What Keeps The Story (And My Life) Moving

Lea Wait, here. Two (of my eight) grandchildren have been visiting for the past two weeks, and they’ve had lots of questions about … just about everything. As young teenagers, one of their questions was about summer jobs. When I was in … Continue reading

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Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

Lea Wait, here, admitting that before the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens opened in Boothbay in 2007 I’d thought Botanical Gardens were basically habitats created for city people to visit so they could escape the fumes and narrow streets and inhale scents and see flowers and plants … Continue reading

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April Showers Bring …. Mud Season

Lea Wait here. And it really isn’t just April showers, despite that lovely little rhyme that Thomas Tusser came up with around 1557, that causes the mud. It’s all the melting snow and ice that’s still around, the finally-rising temperatures releasing dampness that hasn’t evaporated … Continue reading

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