#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for September, 2009

Thank God for the Geek Squad!

I have been plagued by computer problems for so long now that I seriously considered holding a drum ceremony and lighting sage-bundles to expel evil cyber-spirits. I was sure the place had to be haunted.

Alas, the Geek Squad guy came on Sunday (yes, Sunday), and banished all the boogey-men. I can post to this blog, get my email and tweet with ease! Hallelujah.

I’m into “Garrett”, big time, the second book in my Texas McKettrick series.

Over the long weekend, I made another batch of Boeuf Bourgingnon (sp?) and it was SO delicious. I froze most of it for

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Happiness

Abraham Lincoln once said that most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. I guess the simplest stuff is the easiest to forget.

I’ve had a lot of great experiences in my life–and there are more to come. Still, I get the most joy from the simple things–the company of my beloved dogs, cats and horses–a book, painting or recipe that works–talking shop with my writer-daughter, Wendy, witnessing a comeback, like the one Whitney Houston is making on Good Morning, America even as I write this. A voice like that one should never

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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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