#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for November, 2013

Got rocks? :)

They just keep arriving, via UPS and the postal service–the picture Jasper, the incredibly lovely “Picasso” Jasper, the opal-like Labradorite, the gentle blue jade, the medicinal flourite….around here, every day is Christmas, it seems like.  :)

I have gemstones on my desk, on my nightstand, in the middle of my kitchen table.  I wear at least one at all times.

And I’m learning a lot as I go along–for instance, black obsidian, wonderful for getting rid of negative energies, is nonetheless so strong that it can be overpowering without rose quartz to mellow it out a bit.  (Lots of drama around

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Well, now…

Where to start? 

The laptop did not come in, and if the hotel had a business center, I failed to find it.  Hence, no blogs–until now.  :)

Last week’s winners, before I forget, were: Jean Burkacki and Marlene Kubick–congratulations, ladies.  A new contest begins today.

I had a marvelous time in Seattle–did some Christmas shopping and hit TWO different bead stores, doing considerable damage to my bank account.  Debbie M chuckled over the largesse and said it reminded her of her own forays to yarn shops.  :)  Time with Debbie is rare and precious; she inspires me in every way and, of

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Cattle drives rarely went more than ten or twelve miles a day, as the cattle had to be given time to rest and graze. A drive from Texas to Montana could take up to five months.

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