#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for August, 2009

Twitter Fiend

If you haven’t checked out www.twitter.com/lindalaelmiller , you might want to go there. I just managed to put up a picture of Sadie–and also the zinnias I wrote about on today’s blog.

Zowie. I’m going to be a picture-posting maniac now that I’ve figured this out!

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Perfection is…

A mason jar with zinnias in it! Honestly, this bouquet is so beautiful–the colors clash, but I don’t care. I picked some of the prettiest blossoms and put them in a jar that once contained spaghetti sauce, and every time I look at these flowers, my heart soars. It still amazes me that such beauty can come from tiny seeds, in such a short time. One of those ordinary miracles we all need to notice more often.

And, oh, the dahlias! My mom and I both love dahlias. I have lovely yellow, lavender and pink ones–huge and leafy and so

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The term “keep your ear to the ground” comes from literally putting an ear to the ground to listen for hoof beats.