#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for June, 2010

Houston, we have sunshine!

YES!!! For a while there, I was considering building an ark and loading up all my critters, two by two. It didn’t help that I had the worst case of flu I’ve had in years. I’m definitely on the mend now, though, and the proof is in the pudding, as they say, because I actually WROTE yesterday. I have been so frustrated with being sick and I’m super-grateful to be getting well again.

As I write this, I hear birds singing, and everything is so intensely GREEN. The few things I’d managed to plant before the advent of my bubonic

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Back in Action

I think!

Wow, I had a nasty bout with the flu (for lack of a better term) this time around. My doctor put me on antibiotics last week, and that helped me turn the corner.

While I was sick, I mostly slept, but I indulged in some guilty-pleasure TV at intervals–“American Pickers” and “The Fabulous Beekman Boys” proved to be a real kick. I laughed out loud at the latter–two city boys on a farm. Watching them chase and bathe (yes, bathe) pigs was, well, priceless. I also watched three movies–“Brideshead Revisited” and “It’s Complicated” and “Leap Year”–on my iPod.

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The typical Pony Express rider was nineteen years old and made $100-$150 per month plus room and board.