#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for September, 2005

Packing to Move

You know, it seems that everything is a metaphor these days.

As I’ve mentioned, I’m moving back to my homeground of Spokane, Washington, and things are moving fast. It’s a whirlwind around here, getting ready to go, and I’m asking myself, “What do I want to take along, and what will I leave behind?” It’s a given that the horses, dogs, cats and people will go, but what about all the stuff? In the wake of a disaster like Hurricane Katrina, one really gets perspective. There is so little we really need, isn’t there? Food, shelter, warmth, those are

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Unofficially Autumn

Have I told you that autumn is and has always been my favorite season?
I think so.
Even here in sunny Arizona, there is a wonderful shift in the air. The hot weather is, it would seem, finally behind us.
There’s a feeling of making yet another new start.
And oh I do love new beginnings….

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Cattle drives rarely went more than ten or twelve miles a day, as the cattle had to be given time to rest and graze. A drive from Texas to Montana could take up to five months.

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