#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for February, 2010

February 12

This is the birthday of one of the people I admire most in all of time and eternity–Abraham Lincoln. If I could meet anyone, from any time in history, after Jesus, I would choose Old Abe.

Abe was a man of humor, commitment, and incredible intelligence.

A man of honor, well-acquainted with sorrow, self-educated, and brilliantly talented as a writer. He had a tremendous love for poetry. Most historians would say that Mr. Lincoln’s most outstanding quality, however, was his tenacity.

He did what he believed was right, and he simply would not quit.

Wherever you are, Mr. President, I’m

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Hair Yesterday, Hair Today, Hair Tomorrow

I’m postponing my appointment for a color and a cut to work on the new chapter. My hair, while definitely not fabulous, is…passable. (And let’s face it, it’s never really fabulous.)

With “Tate”, the good news just keeps on coming. Last week it was #5 on the New York Times bestseller list, reason aplenty to celebrate, but I learned yesterday that it has jumped to #3!!! YES! (Thank you, thank you, thank you.)

Alas, there is no time for any laurel-resting–and I’m not cracking the bottle of bubbly Harlequin sent until “Austin” is finished.

What’s next? After the bubbly, anyway?

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Cattle drives rarely went more than ten or twelve miles a day, as the cattle had to be given time to rest and graze. A drive from Texas to Montana could take up to five months.