#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for April, 2010

Desert Dreams

I had a fabulous time in Scottsdale, at this year’s Desert Dreams Conference. My only complaint? I didn’t get to stay longer! I certainly didn’t get to spend time with all the AZ friends I would have loved to see. (Pat, thank you so much for the Carol Burnett DVD!)

I love my place here in the Great Northwest; there is so much space–30 acres–and I was born here, after all. Raised in the town of Northport, just 120 miles up a beautiful road that curves alongside the mighty Columbia River. I even love the snow we get in Spokane–until

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This Time Together

I just listened to Carol Burnett’s new book, “This Time Together”, on my iPod. I’ve always been a fan, but listening to this latest memoir increased my admiration for this amazing woman even more.

I laughed out loud at several points–I still chuckle, all these years later, whenever I think of that scene from “Went With the Wind”, when Carol came downstairs wearing the green drapes, with the curtain rod still in them. Brilliant! Harvey Korman and Tim Conway broke me–and each other–up with every new routine.

At times, Carol’s stories made me cry. And, as with every book–it’s one

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In the old times sometimes cowboys referred to beans as “Deceitful Beans” because they talked behind your back.