#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for December, 2008

A Christmas Letter

I know a lot of people make jokes about the Christmas letters they receive, tucked inside a cheerful card, but I happen to love them. I like to read the story of that family’s year–the graduations, the trips, the accomplishments, the moves. The best ones include pictures–little girls in tutus, boys in baseball uniforms, the whole family smiling broadly at the Grand Canyon or in Disneyland.

I always intend–long about September/October–to get started on just such a chronicle to send out to all the friends and family I seldom, if ever see, because we all have such busy lives. But

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Snowed In!

We’ve had something like 12 inches of snow in the last 24 hours!
Last night, when I let Sadie out into the yard, she looked like that dog burrowing through the snow in the video that’s been circulating on the internet. It is literally three inches over Bernice’s head. Thank heaven the horses have their barn–they may have to stay in today.
The TV news people are advising everyone to stay home–hey, no problem. I’m not going anywhere. :) It’s at times like this that I’m REALLY grateful to work at home.
So, the Christmas tree is lighted, the fireplace is

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A “ten gallon hat” can’t hold ten gallons of anything.