#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for February, 2010

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

Don’t be alarmed. :) I’m only referring to tomorrow’s appointment for a haircut and a touch-up. (Plus, it’s early and I’m only on my first cup of coffee.)

It’s been crazy around here–nothing new in that. I’m writing like a mad woman and loving every minute of it, and things just keep happening. For instance, Sadie-beagle sprained her tail. I didn’t even know that was possible. The vet gave her a shot for pain and inflammation, and she’s on the mend–still can’t wag at full-mast but progress is progress.

Lovely flowers grace the house–bouquets from my agent, Irene Goodman, and her

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Good-Bye, Pernell Roberts

Mom sent me the obit last week–Pernell Roberts, of “Bonanza” has passed on. The last of the Cartwright clan, laid to rest. Whenever somebody dies–an old boyfriend or an actor I loved–Mom puts the clipping in the mail.

I’ve been so busy with “Austin” that I’ve barely had time to register this loss. And trust me, it is a loss.

Many of you know that I was the original “Bonanza” fan. I mean, I walked out into the living room one night, with a towel wrapped around my head because I’d just washed my hair, and there he was, in

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From the end of the Civil War until 1890, some 10 million head of cattle were driven from Texas to Kansas.