#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for August, 2006

The Humane Society of the United States

I will soon be officially associated with these fine people; they are a voice for the voiceless, the animals who cannot speak.

Do you remember the lost pets, abandoned or separated from their human families during and after Hurricane Katrina? Well, the HSUS was instrumental in getting legislation passed to protect and provide for our faithful companions in the event of disaster.

I have said it before, and I will say it again. The measure of an individual or a society is NOT wealth, accomplishment or military might. It lies in the way they treat the helpless, the dispossessed, the

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On Saturday, friends and family of Jack Wiley crowded the historic little church in Northport, not so much to mourn as to celebrate a life well and honorably lived. All of us had stories to tell about how Jack had touched our lives in so many positive ways. Tears were shed, but there was laughter, too.

Jack would have wanted it that way.

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The typical Pony Express rider was nineteen years old and made $100-$150 per month plus room and board.