#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for July, 2005

Invisibility Cloaks

Harry Potter’s invisibility cloak comes in handy. Certainly, no young wizard should be without one. How else to spy on Professor Snape and Draco Malfoy? How else to prowl the halls of Hogwarts on a vital mission?

For the rest of us, though, I think invisibility cloaks are definitely a disadvantage.

You might be wondering what the heck I’m talking about. “I don’t own an invisibility cloak, for heaven’s sake,” you may be thinking. “I wish I did!”

Well, the truth is, you probably have a closet full of them, just as I do. Invisibility cloaks are the ways we

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Dragons Four through 999,000

There are, of course, a great many more dragons lined up outside the door of our cozy little mental cottage, and dealing with them will take a lifetime. Let’s agree–remember, I am no further ahead on this journey than you are–to greet these visitors one at a time. We’ve got the idea now, and we can take it from here. I have my dragons, and you have yours. I suspect yours bear a certain resemblance to mine, and vice versa. I can only say that we will have an easier time if we don’t let them stampede across the threshold

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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.