#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for March, 2006

A Very Personal Story

But maybe it will help you. So I’m going to tell it.
A few years ago, I was really depressed and discouraged. A friend had lost a beloved pet in a way that traumatized me, because I’m an animal lover, as you know, and September 11 left me reeling, as it did so many of us. The war started and the world seemed upside down and backwards to me, and I’m sure you can relate to that. Things just accumulated, as things will.
Those of you who have followed this blog for any length of time have probably figured out

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The Day After

I had a lovely time at Auntie’s Bookstore last night. There were some familiar and very beloved faces in the crowd, and I met some new people, too. I did an informal talk, and then a Q&A thing. As usual, I got a lot of insightful questions.

The view is stupendous this morning. It looks as though there will be sunshine. Until a little while ago, the lights in the valley were twinkling, a little scattering of gold. Being a writer, I wonder about the people living in those houses. Everyone has a story–everyone is a story.

I’m proud to

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“Keep your ear to the ground” referred to the practice of plainsmen listening to the ground to hear hoof beats. It became the westerner’s warning to stay alert.

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