#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for June, 2009

Zinnia Alert

One of my zinnias is about to bloom! I am SO excited. All you veteran gardeners out there are probably rolling your eyes, but, hey, it’s all new to me. The plants are tall now, but I remember poking seeds into the little peat pots in one of those indoor greenhouse things and waiting (and waiting) for them to sprout up through the soil. My green onions are doing that now, and my Swiss chard is ready to be thinned. It takes me half an hour, anyway, just to water the flowers and herbs and vegetables growing on my deck–but

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Day 6

I’m not going to bore you with Linda’s-not-smoking reports for a while–suffice it to say, I’m feelin’ good and doing really well. It’s so nice to breathe freely. YES! If I blow it, I’ll let you know on this blog. As long as you don’t see it here, you’ll know I’m still smoke-free.

Mary Ann says she feels better than ever before, and considering what she went through, that’s pretty amazing. If you know my cousin, you know she always says what she means–and I can verify it. She’s like a different person, full of gratitude to a good and

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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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