#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for July, 2010

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In one month, I’ve lost just over 22 pounds.

And that’s it on that subject, as promised.

I plan to spend the weekend finishing “A Creed in Stone Creek”, trying a few more messy art experiments and watering my deck-garden. My tomatoes are a little on the leggy side, it seems to me–lots of plant but few actual tomatoes coming on. We’ll see when August rolls around, of course.

Yesterday I signed up for a class I’ve long wanted to take–the five-day “Drawing On the Right Side of the Brain” course taught by Dr. Betty Edwards’ son. (Dr. Edwards wrote

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I knew I was forgetting something when I headed out for Stone Creek this morning–my blog!

Mom remains in rehab, recovering from her hip replacement surgery, and Banjo is still at the vet’s, getting over a really bad eye infection. Fortunately, both of them are mending rapidly. :)

I’ve been spelling niece-in-law Sara’s name incorrectly all week–no H. She and Mike and the kids are enjoying the lake house to the max, and that delights old Aunt Lindy, of course. Today, they’re all at Silverwood, an amusement park over in Idaho. I guess it’s a sign of advancing age that I

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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.