#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for June, 2007

Back in the Saddle Again

I know I said I wouldn’t run on about my dad’s passing away, but I lied. There’s more I want to say.

The celebration was of Dad’s life was held at the home he shared with my stepmother, Edith, in Grand Coulee, Washington. We gathered in the place he loved–his yard, in the midst of his lovely flowers. The crowd was big, and there were military honors, since my dad served in the United States Marine Corps, and was among the forces invading Iwo Jima. My cousin, J.D., sang and played his guitar–I know Dad loved that, as we did.

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I’m All Right

So many of you have expressed concern and condolence. Thank you so much. I can actually feel your caring.

I’m be back on Monday morning.

If you have a dad, hug him, once for yourself, and once for me.

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