#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for October, 2010

A Case of the Slows

Maybe it’s the rain.

Maybe it’s because it’s Friday.

For whatever reason, I’m off to a slow start today.

My plans for the weekend include: work (I’m VERY close to finishing the new book), art (that’s my personal form of therapy) and possibly, some slot-machine playing. I’ll also be seeing “The Cemetery Club” over the weekend, at Spokane Civic Theatre. Yee-haw! I’m looking forward to that, Big Time.

Sadie is off to her trainer. Bernice is badly in need of a bath.

And let me just say that, even with a case of the slows, I love my life.


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Spokane’s Dumbest Criminals

I have a real winner to report. :) Last week, a local rocket scientist, who shall remain nameless, called in a bank robbery.

Yes, ladies and gentlemen, you read that correctly.

Nameless (Brainless?) actually telephoned a Spokane bank and threatened to blow up schools if a sizable sum of money wasn’t delivered directly to his house–of course he provided an address. Believe it or not, he was surprised when the police came, dressed in banker’s garb and carrying briefcases. The suspect’s response was not publicized, but that’s okay.

He has the right to remain silent.

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