#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for September, 2008

The Canadian Wrangler is Back!

I expected to be a little relieved not to have to go out to the barn first thing this morning to greet the horses, fill their pans with their sweet-feed supplement, and make sure the shy members of the band–April and Traveler–got something to eat. Instead, I’m feeling a little blue. So I’ll go out later, after I’ve done some pages, and say howdy–maybe brush one or more of the critters, too. Gotta have me some of that horse-magic, every day. :)

I’m going full-speed on “The Bridegroom”, the fourth Stone Creek novel, Gideon and Lydia’s story. (You may remember our

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1 Horse, 1 Woman, 1 Rodeo

With the Canadian Wrangler up north on vacation (he gets back tonight), I’ve been feeding horses twice a day and, as I’ve said, it’s been ever so good for me. Nothing like horse-energy, and getting hay in your hair, (and let’s not even talk about what’s on my shoes) to get you back in touch with the real world.

Saturday morning, I got a reminder of why it’s important to shut the barn door. :) You guessed it–there was an escape. April, my gentlest horse, a sweet little Arabian mare, trotted right under that roll-up door, past the tractor, along the

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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.