#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for November, 2011

Last Minute Preparations

Today, the last day before my big trip to Toronto, will be about the 2 million small things that need to be done first.  It isn’t that I haven’t been making preparations–I have–but in my experience, I’m never actually ready until the moment I walk out the door and leave for the airport.  :)

I’m down just under 30 pounds, thanks to the D.I.E.T., and a lot of my clothes don’t fit.  I’m having new professional photos taken on this trip, and also doing a video interview, so while I do want to represent myself accurately, I also want to look good.  :) 

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Veteran’s Day

To veterans and active-duty personnel serving everywhere in this troubled world, Thank You.

Thank you for protecting our freedom, and for being willing to pay the ultimate price.  Too often we take our liberty for granted, but you are a reminder that freedom most definitely isn’t free–real people, with homes and families, friends and pets, heartbeats and breath, have sacrificed blood, sweat and tears to maintain it.

From the fields of Concord and Lexington to this present day, you’ve always done us proud.  After Pearl Harbor and September 11, we knew we could count on you, and you came through. 

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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.