#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for January, 2009

In the Words of Dr. Phil…

Times are tough out there, but we can DO this.

Collectively, we are the descendents of great people like George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King and many more. As a student of American history, I can tell you that we have faced much, much greater problems than we do today. The American Revolution was quite literally impossible, but here we are, primarily because General George Washington simply wouldn’t quit. He and the American people finally wore down the greatest and best equipped army on earth. During Lincoln’s administration, the country was torn into two bloody hunks, and the situation

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Yes! It’s been raining, and some of the snow has melted away. If it doesn’t get too cold, we won’t have ice.

Someday, I’ll be an old-timer, telling tall tales about the winter of ought-8. “The snow was SO deep, it was over the horses’ heads” or “You could walk straight out of a second-story window like you were on solid ground” or “We dug down the driveway and found the top of a UPS truck.” :) And my grandchildren, should I ever be so blessed as to have any, will roll their eyes.

What I would actually say about this

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Though the term “stick ’em up” is widely used in Western films, it wasn’t actually coined until the 1930’s.