#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for December, 2008

Vegas Daze

This ole cowgirl is getting a little punchy! I’m used to keeping pretty early hours, on both ends of the day. Now, I have to have a wake-up call so I don’t sleep until noon!

Yesterday was a full day. Having already hit CowboyChristmas, over at the LV Convention Center, I decided to scope out Cowboy Marketplace and another show at the Sands–the name escapes me. I love looking at the work of all those fabulously talented artisans. Always find something different.

I was back at the hotel by 1pm, in order to have lunch with my long (loooong) time

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Still in Vegas–I think

I wrote yesterday morning, here in my room, then took a welcome break and made a run over to the Las Vegas Convention Center, to take in one of several Cowboy Christmas type shows. Given my usual shopping M.O. at this event, I behaved myself pretty well–one spectacular western jacket, several pieces of modestly priced handmade jewelry, a wonderful purse with ‘spirit horses’ painted on the flap, and a few Christmas gifts. Upon returning to the hotel, I spruced up a little and met a new friend, Maxine, for dinner. Maxine runs a store called Buy the Book, in Ft.

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The term “keep your ear to the ground” comes from literally putting an ear to the ground to listen for hoof beats.

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