#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for May, 2011

Spring at Last

This sunny, warm weather is something to celebrate.  Absolutely gorgeous.  I can practically feel my winter-logged brain cells lighting up for action, hear them shouting, “Yeehaw!”

When will the peonies pop?  That’s the big question around the Triple L these days.  It usually happens while I’m off in New York, attending BEA, but I don’t mind coming home to all that color and fragrance and swift-passing beauty.  The roses will be lovely, too–especially the Veteran’s Honor ones planted in honor of my dad–and of course they’ll last the whole summer.  

I love these trips to New York.  I won’t be there

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Blog On, Big River

Sometimes I just can’t resist playing with words, even when the results don’t make sense.  :)

I wrote a chapter yesterday, so the book is up and running.  CHAPTER ONE is always a challenge, getting everybody on-stage, etc. 

I’m reading Jennifer Lauck’s new memoir, “Found”.  Like her previous works, it’s fascinating–“Blackbird” was one of my all time favorite books.  An incredible testimony to the resilience of children–Lauck’s stepmother was a piece of work, I’m here to tell you.  She should have been in jail.

On the iPod front, I’m listening to John Hart’s “The Last Child”–I made John’s acquaintance at the

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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.