#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for November, 2011

I Still Miss Someone

Maybe it’s the approach of the holidays–which promise to be joyous this year–but I’m sort of teary today.  I miss my beagle-dog, Sadie.

I miss my friend Dale, and I miss my dad.

Yes, it hurts, but even as I cry, I’m smiling at all the precious memories.

Love the ones you’re with, my friends. 

Love the ones you’re with.

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Letting It Snow

As if I could make it stop.  :)  It’s quite beautiful, actually, but I’m not sure people who don’t work at home, as I do, would agree. 

Bernice and I did take our walks, wading through the white stuff, on both Saturday and Sunday.  It was a slog for me–no plowing has been done yet–but Neecie-bear found a tire track and hit her stride right away.  It was so cute, the way she trotted along–pranced might be a better word–and when she encountered deeper snow, she did that hop-plunge thing dogs are so good at.  This morning, she stood on

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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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