#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for February, 2008

Dateline: Spokane

Today, some minor revisions to the outline I did for “Taming Dylan”. Have I mentioned that I have the best editor in all universes? Since it’s Friday, I plan to spend most of the day doing more of my art work. I’m really getting into these Artist Trading Cards–I like working in miniature.

I went back to Weight Watchers last night. This is the only plan that really works for me. Thank heaven, I only gained back about half the weight I lost, so that’s something in the debit column! So add some shopping to that short list of things

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My heroes have always been…

Cowboys! My dad, in particular. I’m currently incorporating a picture taken of Dad and me on his horse Peanuts, circa 1951, into Art Trading Cards and collages. Perhaps it is a way of dealing with grief, but I seem to be fixated on that picture. I had it put on a coffee mug. I have a mousepad with that image on it, too. And I wear a pendant I made from it every day of my life.

I miss you, Dad. With you there, I wasn’t afraid to try much of anything. Your arms were always strong. Your advice was

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The term “keep your ear to the ground” comes from literally putting an ear to the ground to listen for hoof beats.