#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for April, 2008

This Year…

Spring fell on a weekend! :) It was glorious here in Spokane over Saturday and Sunday–sun shining, sky blue, spirit-lifting weather, all around.

Now, it’s raining. Not that I’m complaining, mind you–April showers really DO bring May flowers. It’s just that the hope of spring wears a little thin for me around this time of year. I’m ready for peonies, and the lilacs for which Spokane is justly famous–indeed, she is called The Lilac City.

I must buy more daffodils. Just the sight of them, happy and yellow, like little horns about to play hallelujah music. Ben Franklin once said that

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Weight Watchers Report

I lost 1.8 pounds this week, for a total so far of 13.6!!!


In terms of getting up in the morning, it seems to be one extreme, or the other. I arose at about 9 a.m. yesterday (yes, NINE, and my grandfather is surely rolling over in his grave!), and 3:30 am today. It’s just crazy.

I’ll probably crash early tonight, but as of now, I’m going at full-throttle!

Bernice is healing fast–she finally got out of her cone, but she still looks pretty funny with three fluffy legs and one shaved one.

I’m wearing a pedometer now, with

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From the end of the Civil War until 1890, some 10 million head of cattle were driven from Texas to Kansas.