#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for November, 2009

November Thoughts

I suppose it’s appropriate that, with the approach of Thanksgiving, I am thinking a lot about gratitude. As my dad used to say, if you can get out of bed and put your feet on the floor, it’s a good day. I heartily agree–now that I’m older and wiser.

Back when the Simple Abundance craze was on, I started keeping a gratitude journal–simply put, in case you were in a parallel dimension when Oprah championed this most humble and most holy of virtues, you make a practice of recording 5 or more things, each and every day, that you are

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Artist of a Thousand Faces

It stands to reason that if I do something 1000 times, I will get pretty good at it. And because I want to be a better artist, I have set a goal for myself, to draw at least 1000 faces in my sketchbook. I’m making real progress already, folks–I’ve been posting sketches on Twitter (@lindalaelmiller) for the past few days.

Of course my real love is and will always be writing stories. I mean, I can’t believe they pay me to do this!

My sister Pam arrived safely back in Scottsdale last night, and was happy to be home and

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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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