#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for December, 2007

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas….

Well, the day before, anyhow. :)

As I write this, the sun has yet to rise, and my mind is turning toward horse-feeding. The tree is decorated, and there are wrapped presents tucked beneath it–and a few UNwrapped ones, as well, from me to me–a tooled leather make-up bag, stars and stripes boots, and two fantastic purses–3 out of 4 Montana Silversmith designs, by chance. I never got my cards set out, never mind writing my Christmas letter. There was just too much going on–or that’s the excuse I make to myself, alas. Around now, a lot of my sentences seem

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Tough Enough to Wear Pink

It’s Saturday, but here I am. I wanted to tell you about ‘pink’ night at the National Finals Rodeo. Practically every competitor wore a pink shirt–and one man, the head of Wrangler, actually dyed his mustache pink! One cowboy wore pink chaps (this is pronounced ‘shaps‘, by the way). Why all the pink? Because of breast cancer awareness.

Thus the slogan, “Tough Enough to Wear Pink”. Nobody, my friends, is tougher than a bull or bronc rider. But there they were, wearing cotton-candy colors. It did my heart good to see that kind of caring and support for

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Though the term “stick ’em up” is widely used in Western films, it wasn’t actually coined until the 1930’s.

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