#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for April, 2008

Praise Be!

The SUN is shining! After heavy snow flurries yesterday, spring appears to be here. Thank heaven.

I wrote a chapter yesterday, and it was a thrilling experience, distracting me from the nasty weather. On to the dentist’s office when I finished–for what the dentist and I BOTH thought would be a simple filling, but turned out to be a crown, involving lots of drilling and taking impressions. Yikes. I’m into the Silva Method (intense meditation) after a long absence from it, and I certainly used the techniques yesterday. There was no pain, but the sound of that drill–well, you know.

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It has been SNOWING for the past hour or so. The flakes have stopped coming down, but the draw I overlook as I write this is dusted with white.

Did you watch the HBO mini-series, “John Adams”? I did, and I loved it. Oh, for more material of this quality on television! I was so sad when it ended–and I’ve preordered the DVD, which won’t be out until June. (I wonder if it will still be snowing then. :))

I did some reading and revision this weekend, and also some art. (To use the term loosely. Van Gogh, I ain’t.)

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Cattle drives rarely went more than ten or twelve miles a day, as the cattle had to be given time to rest and graze. A drive from Texas to Montana could take up to five months.