#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for January, 2007

Flowers AND Five Cleopatras!!

Yesterday was a wonderful day!!

I finally nailed down the first chapter of my new book.

I received a breathtaking bouquet of flowers from my wonderful publishers, in celebration of the starred review from Publisher’s Weekly, for “McKettrick’s Pride”.

What could I do, I ask you, but celebrate?

So I went to the casino. Sure enough, I got the highest jackpot–five Cleopatras!

Don’t look now, but I think I’m on a roll!

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Skater’s Waltz

Yesterday afternoon, I was privileged to attend a segment of the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, right here in Spokane. What a spectacle of beauty, grace and physical fitness it was.

The ice was smooth as glass, and the skaters, magical in their glittering, fabulous costumes. glided like creatures with no need of feet. They positively took my breath away.

Experiences like this lift the spirits above the mundane.

And now, it’s back to work.

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A “ten gallon hat” can’t hold ten gallons of anything.