#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for January, 2010

Funny Girls

Sometimes, a blog theme just goes ahead and presents itself, without any urging from me. That happened this morning, with my dogs and cats.

Sadie-beagle and I took the elevator downstairs (re: my elevator: picture a rattle-trap cubicle, NOT one of those sleek conveyances you would see in a grand hotel), and she headed out into the backyard. Bernicie and the cats, none of whom are fond of the elevator, scrambled down two flights of stairs to catch up. Bernice, the Yorkie, is so fast, she’s often there to greet Sadie and me when we step out. So anyway, they’re

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The First Seed Catalog!

I can’t believe it! The first garden catalog arrived in today’s mail, bursting with flowers and fruit and vegetables and growing-gadgets of all sorts. A much-needed reminder that spring will be back soon.

Round zucchini squashes?

Container blueberries?

Strawberries that grow in bags?

I am SO jazzed!

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“Keep your ear to the ground” referred to the practice of plainsmen listening to the ground to hear hoof beats. It became the westerner’s warning to stay alert.