#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for March, 2009

Say a Little Prayer

For my good buddy, Flint Rasmussen, who suffered a heart attack after working out too hard, and for his family. From what I hear, Flint’s on the road to recovery, but you can’t have too many prayers.

Tomorrow is the big day–sort of. Sally and I will meet in Seattle, spend the night, and wing it on out of here early Wednesday morning. Although reports are that it’s snowing in Prague, we are undaunted. We are going to look, laugh, explore, eat and shop, like good Americans abroad!

Just call me the gadget queen. At Saturday’s RWA conference, a lot

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Sadie’s Day Off

Sadie had a small procedure at the vet’s yesterday–you don’t want to know–so she’s taking today off from “swimming lessons”. As usual, Dr. Bauer and the crew at Latah Creek Animal Clinic took excellent care of my baby–thanks so much, everyone. We’re all celebrating the beagle’s progress at slimming down.

While waiting for Sadie, when I went to pick her up, I made the acquaintance of a wonderful three-legged dog named Joey. He’s a Labratriever, one of the happiest pooches I’ve ever seen. Dr. Bauer and his staff took him in after he was abandoned, and cared for him until

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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.