#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for May, 2009

My Whimsical Table

I spent last weekend potting plants purchased on Saturday morning, at Lowe’s. The place was a madhouse. :) Still, I ended up with mini-dahlias, a pink azalea, some lavender, a few marigolds, etc. The next day I was at Fred Meyer, purchasing more potting soil. As a newbee at this gardening thing, I have trouble estimating how much dirt I’m going to need. According to this morning’s weather report, we’re going to get a freeze tonight, so I’ll be hauling all those pots into the kitchen late this afternoon. Good thing I resisted the urge to jump the gun and plant

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My Daughter

I have the best daughter! She and beau-Jeremy sent beautiful pinkish-peach roses and luxurious bath gear for Mother’s Day, and we talked for well over an hour on the telephone yesterday, catching up. She’s a writer, too, so we always talk shop and sometimes commiserate, I admit.

Wendy is wonderful for many reasons–she was a sensitive, creative child–once, at about nine years of age, she put on a black nighty of mine, placed an advent wreath on her head, and danced around the kitchen until I was laughing so hard, I cried. (It was a time in my life when

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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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