#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for November, 2007

Bird in the Fridge

It’s Thanksgiving week already–I can’t believe it! We have a great deal to be thankful for around here, as you might imagine. A new barn for the horses and the staff house under construction, just to name a few. All the critters are thriving, as are the people. Since we’re all pretty much pooped, we’re spending a low-key holiday, roasting a small turkey and making as little fuss as we can.

The new book is out today, too. “The McKettrick Way” is on store shelves all across the country. It boggles my country-girl mind, trying to picture it. I remember

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First Snow of the Season

It snowed during the night–just a skiff–but as I write this, I’m looking out over the snowy draw and looking forward to more of the white stuff. We put salt licks out for the deer and moose, and I wouldn’t be surprised if some of them jumped the pasture fence to snarf up some hay. On the other hand, the wild turkeys chased a moose off the other day, so I don’t know how brave they are. I DO know I wouldn’t get between a cow and her calf for any reason!

I judged the last of the scholarship applications

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From the end of the Civil War until 1890, some 10 million head of cattle were driven from Texas to Kansas.

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