#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for April, 2015

Dancing Lilacs

A day or so ago, when I sat at the desk in my bedroom alcove, I saw a motion out of the corner of my eye and turned to look.  The white lilac bush next to the fence seemed to be dancing alone in the early morning breeze–everything else was still–waving its limbs as if to catch my attention.  I was awe-stricken by the sight–how had I failed to notice that the buds had opened?  I was sure the miracle must have happened during the night.  It was a blessing, a gift–and of course I entered the experience in my

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The Weight Watchers report and other stuff

Down about half a pound–which is good.  I’ve been “stuck” at the same weight for several months now and, I must confess, I tended to beat myself up about it.  Then I listened to a podcast on Tips of the Scale, episode #144.   The guest was Tulin Emre, who bills herself as the Plus Size Coach.  Well, she may be plus sized, but she’s totally fit.  Check out her photo Tips of the Scale.com if you don’t believe me.  :)  What impressed me about Tulin was her attitude; the woman has been through things that would break a lot of us,

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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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