#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for June, 2008

Recovery Day

As you know if you’ve been following my Civil War blogs, I had a marvelous time in Virginia–despite bugs and a heat wave. I was delayed one day getting home, and spent a night in a Denver hotel, but the flight yesterday was on-time and easy. The dogs were glad to see me–they probably thought I’d died. :) –So they were overjoyed to discover that I had been resurrected. Not that they pined–reports are, they missed me, but they are well cared-for and much-loved, even when I am off the canine radar screen.

I mostly sat around staring at the wall

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In Denver

Here I am in Denver–my flight was late leaving DC because of weather, so I missed my connection home to Spokane. I have no luggage, and no pajamas, and it’s too late to shop. (Or, at least, I’m too tired.) I’m trying to be philosophical about this–I believe there is a reason for everything. Frustrating though it may be. :)

The upshot is, I may not be able to blog tomorrow morning, because of course the charger for my laptop is–you guessed it–in my suitcase. At least I have my phone and iPod chargers. (Have you noticed how derned many things

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“Keep your ear to the ground” referred to the practice of plainsmen listening to the ground to hear hoof beats. It became the westerner’s warning to stay alert.