#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for April, 2007

Beautiful Day in Spokane

Today, the draw is bathed in sunlight, and the sky is the same blue as the treasured periwinkle sugar bowl my mother gave me years ago–a premium from a bag of flour or a box of tea. That was back in the day when the prize in the bottom of a Cracker Jax box was something you really wanted–a plastic keychain, for instance.

The barn is beginning to look like–a barn! We’re taking pictures right along, and will post them on the website soon. The best day of all will be the homecoming–Buck, Coco, Skye and Banjo being unloaded from

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In Memorium

I’m sad to report that my good friend Larry Webster lost his battle with cancer early Saturday morning. I want to thank all of you for your prayers during the first bout–he had some precious extra time with wife Vicki and sons, Kyle and Brent, and that was a profound blessing. It was inspiring to see the way his friends and extended family stepped up and helped to carry a great many physical and emotional burdens. I knew, but didn’t mention it on the blog, because there are few things more personal and private than the process of dying.

Larry

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In the old times sometimes cowboys referred to beans as “Deceitful Beans” because they talked behind your back.

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