#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for May, 2009

Mother’s Day

A salute to all the mothers out there–especially mine. :)

Thank you for always being there when I came home from school, and for listening patiently to all the chatter as I recounted my day.

Thank you for the Nancy Drew books, for “Jane Eyre” and “Girl of the Limberlost” and “Anne of Green Gables”. Because of you, I love to read, and there are few greater gifts.

Thank you for letting me stay home sick when Michael Landon was on “Hollywood Squares”–even though you knew I was faking it and for bending the ‘in bed by nine on a schoolnight’

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Busy, busy, busy!

And I love it that way.

As usual, I wrote my Morning Pages as soon as the dogs had been out, come in again, and given their strange but healthful breakfast. What a mixture! Green tea, canned pumpkin, string beans, kibble, and lean ground turkey. Yum-O, as Rachel Ray would say. (Not.)

Being a writer, I write my prayers. I guess this means God reads, instead of listens, at least in my case. :) I had to smile, remembering a prayer I once read: “Lord, keep Your arm around my shoulders and Your hand over my mouth.” Good advice for me–right

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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.