#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for August, 2011

Writing Day

It’s a zoo around here, as usual.  The air conditioning went out–AGAIN–and Sadie’s having real problems due to her lack of appetite, and we’re dealing with that.  Not to worry–she just got dehydrated and needs some TLC.

I’m well into the book, though, so I’m going to write–provided I don’t roast first.  :)

Have a good weekend, my friends. 

 

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Off and Running

Excellent writing day yesterday! 

It’s been hot as heck here lately; the houseplants are loving it, but the rest of us wouldn’t mind a rainy day or two.  :)

I’m reading another book recommended by friends–read for so long last night, in fact, that the battery on my Nook ran completely down.  It’s a memoir called “On Gold Mountain”, by the novelist, Lisa See, about the immigration of her Chinese family to the United States, back in the 19th century.  Fascinating history and such an inspiring account of human beings rising above bad odds and prejudice to build a lasting legacy. 

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“Keep your ear to the ground” referred to the practice of plainsmen listening to the ground to hear hoof beats. It became the westerner’s warning to stay alert.

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