#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for January, 2014

Another belated blog….

I spent the entire day writing, except for a long and fascinating conversation with my new editor, Paula Ekelhoff.   May I say, she is a remarkable woman?  :)  She recommended several books, which I am currently downloading: “In the Garden of Beasts” by Erik Larson, for one.  And niece Jenni recommended “Timebound”, which is also in the transfer process.

I awoke, as usual, at 4 am, and I immediatedly decided this was just plain ridiculous–one thing if getting up so early was working, but it wasn’t.  So I went back to sleep and arose at 7:30 and, guess what, the Earth 

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Belated Blog

First, here are last week’s contest winners: Judy Cooper and Midge Watkins.  Congratulations, ladies!

 

I’m doing well on my Simply Filling plan, via Weight Watchers–where has this been all my life?? :)  I LOVE it!  I never, ever feel deprived, and my cravings for sweets and greasy food are gone, as if by magic!

What I’m reading/listening to: a series of lectures from The Great Courses (I get them on iTunes), called “Jesus and the Gospels”.  It’s totally fascinating.  I also listen to several podcasts regularly: The Daily Audio Bible, of course, but also The Moth–in which people from all

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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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