#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for March, 2013

Restful Weekend

I believe I’m finally catching up with myself.  I puttered and rested this weekend, and watched most of Season Two of “Downton Abbey”, hands down my favorite program.  Do any of you watch the show?  I’m telling you, there was one scene where a returning soldier joined one of the heroines in the song, “If You Were the Only Girl in the World”, which was being sung to a room full of wounded service men, and I cried because it was such a beautiful, romantic moment.  I have always been fond of the British–I so admire their fortitude–and I think 

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Counting Blessings

That’s what I’ve been doing during this strange, draggy week, counting my blessings.  I have so many, both obvious and not-so-obvious.  And yet, for some reason, I’ve had to make a die-hard effort to focus on good things these past seven days, instead of frustrations and inconveniences.  Not even problems, I’m embarrassed to say.  Just garden-variety annoyances, and feeling a touch under the weather.  Yikes.  I have a lot of work to do on this self of mine–my friend Chris, for instance, is coming back from radiation and chemo–and he just carries on, without complaint.  I’m such a drama queen

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Texas was the most active gunfighting state, with some 160 shoot-outs from the 1850’s through the 1890’s.

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