#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for July, 2008

The Land of Enchantment

I’m back–after an extra day spent cooling my heels (and my temper) in Albuquerque, due to airline incompetency–and considering the many gifts of my trip to Santa Fe.

A friend-of-friends, David Cartwright, generously put us all up in his incredibly beautiful hilltop house. David’s house has a theme–what a concept–ravens. Hence its name: Los Cuervos–loosely translated, that means crows or ravens. The food was excellent, the art blew me away, and the dogs, Tojo and Kobe, provided smooth fur, saintly eyes, and that magical Dog Devotion that can heal a wounded heart. The view from the terraces at Los Cuervos

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Still Showing Up

Sometimes, showing up is the best I can do. :) Even if it’s late.

I’m off to Santa Fe tomorrow, and when I get back, I’ll have stories to tell.

The weather is so beautiful–it makes me catch my breath.

I’ve been doing art therapy, big-time. ATCs. Collages. Some art journal pages. I’m feeling my way through something right now, and darned if I know what it is. :)

I’m sticking with the diet, only 5 to 10 pounds to go.

I can stand anything that long.

I think.

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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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