#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for December, 2009

Lazy Day

I have been lounging around all day long, still in my pajamas.

Last night Wendy and I drove to the beautiful home of a very dear friend, in a swanky part of L.A.–what a lovely evening! Old friends, lots of talk, good food, photos taken on delay so the photographer could rush over and join the pose, decorations sparkling, a funny dog serving as resident charmer and commedienne. My friend’s husband, a prudent man, hid out somewhere upstairs in his office–too much estrogen, I’m sure, and even the dog is a girl.

Today, I’ve just been resting, and then resting

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The Morning After

It is so restful! Once again, Christmas has come and gone, although most of us are probably still surrounded by lovely wreckage, to one degree or another.

I received excellent gifts, chosen with such love and care that I get choked up just thinking about them. A Year of Wishes candle set–a special book for compiling a memoir, journal style–a pen that records what I write and transfers it into a computer…(!!!)and many other goodies as well.

Jeremy cooked a nice turkey dinner, and we all feasted and made merry. Everyone agreed that it was nice not to have to

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The typical Pony Express rider was nineteen years old and made $100-$150 per month plus room and board.