#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for January, 2010

The Perfect Snowfall

Fat, fluffy flakes, drifting down from a gray-weighted sky….
gracing the ground…

And melting away later in the day. :)


This is the perfect day.

Perfect for writing a chapter of “Austin”.

Perfect for brewing up a pot of soup.

Perfect for knitting another panel of wool, to be turned into felt and used later, in some project I have yet to decide upon. I have lovely ribbon yarn, to go onto the beautiful wooden loom I bought from Jennifer at CraftSanity.com.

It’s a day. I’m here to live it.


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Here in My Ivory Tower

I apologize for the lateness of this blog–these days I seem to be moving at a snail’s pace in just about every area of my life. And even though I would like things to be otherwise, I am determined to be grateful.

I’m really into “Austin”, the new book, and have therefore moved back to my old writing place in front of the bay windows in my bedroom. I’m looking out over the draw, full of sun-spangled pines, and feeling wonderfully centered. For whatever reason, this is where I need to be to write this book, so here I am.

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The Pony Express carried almost 35,000 pieces of mail over more than 650,000 miles during those nineteen months and lost only one mail sack.