#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for October, 2009

A Great Time to be Me

I’m loving my life. True, it’s not what everybody would want–there’s a lot of stress and pressure, with so many critters and a payroll to meet. :)

I love my daughter–she’s amazing.
(The rest of the family, too, of course!)

I love my work.

I love my dogs, cats and horses.

I love painting–mixed media is my thing.

I love my new haircut.

I love my Kindle 2 and my iPod. YES!

I love “That’s Clever” on HGTV. (But WHERE are all the new arts and crafts shows, HGTV and DIY?)

I love my editor and my fabulous publisher and my

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As the Seasons Turn

Most of my deck garden has gone on to the compost bin, although the tomatoes are still hanging in there. I will miss my beautiful flowers, but I know the ground must rest and restore itself before producing next year’s heart-stoppingly gorgeous blooms.

There are a number of October birthdays in my family, so here are some happy wishes going out to:
Niece Kelly (yes, Auntie is late again, but your card is on it’s way to your new address!)
Brothers-in-law, Jon Reily and Jim Lang–your cards are in the mail, and best wishes in the meantime. :)
First cousin Lee

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Around 1541, the present state of Texas was called Tejas, a Spanish version of the Caddo word meaning “allies.”