#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for December, 2013

Lots of getting ready

Although I will be writing today, I’ve got packing to do, etc. , for the Vegas trip.  I’ll be taking along a few clothes from Chico’s  for the lunches and dinners  (according to Jen, her memoirs will be titled, “The Devil Wears Chico’s” :) ), and bopping around in jeans the rest of the time.  Thank heaven I can wear them again–have lost not quite 20 pounds, so the difference is starting to show.  Still a long trail ahead, but at least I’m headed in the right direction!

One of the best things about the NFR is seeing friends I don’t

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My weekend

I DID get some writing done, though the whole process is moving much more slowly than I’d like.  On Saturday, I was too exhausted to work, so I puttered, slept, listened to Lisa See’s wonderful book, “Snowflower and the Secret Fan”.  I’m now RE-listening to “The Joy Luck Club”, and enjoying it even more than I did the first time.

I managed to restring my prayer and meditation beads, and I also made a couple of bracelets, the stretchy kind.  I’m still having a challenge with getting the tension in the cord just right–but I press on.  One bracelet is

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Though the term “stick ’em up” is widely used in Western films, it wasn’t actually coined until the 1930’s.

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