#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for December, 2009

Foggy Friday

The winter fog has rolled in, filling the draw behind my house and the valley beyond that. It’s beautiful. There may be snow on Christmas Eve–but not for me, unless it snows in Santa Monica. :) I leave for a long-anticipated visit with my daughter and Someday Son-in-Law on Monday. We always have a fantastic time together.

Sadie is off to her exercise program–Bernice is getting a bath–we lead a glamorous life around here. :)

Yesterday I had appointments with both the dentist and the hairdresser, but today I can tinker with the working outline of “Austin” for a while. That will

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Would you believe–I set up a SEWING MACHINE? It’s true. I can prove it, if necessary. It took me a lot of instruction-book study just to figure out how to wind the bobbin (I haven’t used a sewing machine, for the most part, since Home Ec class, back in 1966!) Mary Ann helped me thread the needle, and I was off and running. Am I planning to start making my own clothes?

Perish the thought. :)

(I may be in danger of quilting, though. The colors and textures of today’s fabrics are SO tempting.)

I’m experimenting with various mixed-media backgrounds for

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Texas was the most active gunfighting state, with some 160 shoot-outs from the 1850’s through the 1890’s.