#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

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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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Challenging myself

I did it.  I signed up for a Rosetta Stone language course, the kind you do online.  I’ll be using my ever-more-beloved mini-iPad, most of the time, along with a little micro-phone dealie to practice my…

Italiano.

Truth to tell, I speak just a smidge of Italian, having spent quite a bit of time there back in those thrilling days of yesteryear, but I probably sound like a boat-person to the natives.  As in, “Me no hot water got,” a common complaint of Americans in Italy.  :)  Basically, you could say I know just enough of the lingo to mess up

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From the end of the Civil War until 1890, some 10 million head of cattle were driven from Texas to Kansas.

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