#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for October, 2005

By George, It’s a CORRIDOR

For those of you who missed yesterday’s blog, we’re exploring our inner houses. We started out in the Waiting Room. (We got damn tired of waiting and decided to break out.)

And now we find ourselves in a dark corridor. A good name for it would be “The Unknown”.

I can just make out the cobwebs, and that old chandelier reminds me of the one in the Haunted House at Disneyland. Pretty scary place, the Unknown. Lots of old fear messages have been stitched into samplers, framed and hung on the walls. Let’s see–there’s “You’ll Never Make It.” “That Dream

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The Waiting Room

First, an explanation. I planned to write this entry yesterday morning, but I had a nasty case of flu. Much better today.

So let’s go on with our exploration of our inner mansions.

The Waiting Room. You know the place. The chairs are uncomfortable, and you have the nagging sense that you should be doing something, going somewhere, that you are late for an important event, but you’ve lost the invitation and you’re sure they won’t let you in without it.

So you wait.

Those tattered, outdated magazines on the table? They’re your dreams, the ones you’ve given up on,

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The typical Pony Express rider was nineteen years old and made $100-$150 per month plus room and board.

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