#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for May, 2016

Let’s Pretend It’s Monday

Or not.  :)  I spent Monday recovering from Sunday, which was a lovely if very busy Mother’s Day.  Wendy, Jeremy and I visited Mom at her new place; she’s in assisted living and very happy there.  Honestly, the place is marvelous, resembling a good hotel in many ways.  The staff is cheerful and efficient, and the facility is so much closer than the previous one that it’s easy to visit.  After a brief celebration–Mom tires easily these days–we returned to the Triple L.  Wendy cooked a marvelous Mother’s Day dinner while Jeremy fed the horses and kept the dogs busy.  The

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Stuff and, perhaps, nonsense

I’m glad to report I did well at Weight Watchers yesterday–down 2.6 pounds.  I’m back on what used to be called Simply Filling, and doing well.  For a while there, I really slacked off and, of course, I began to gain weight again.  Yikes!  For a long time, I just couldn’t seem to get my head in the right place.  For me, mindset is everything, no matter what I’m attempting to do, and in most cases, I can change my attitude by turning a few mental screws.  This time, it was a real challenge–a job for God.

After much fervent

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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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