#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for January, 2012

Take Cover, I May Sing

One of the songs from the musical, “Oklahoma”, is running through my mind this morning–“Oh, what a beautiful morning, oh, what a beautiful day…”

The sun is brilliant in a blue sky–this despite the fact that there is more snow on the way–and the driveway looks treacherous.  We are “iced in”, I think, the kitties, Bernice and I.  And that’s okay, because all I want to do today is write.  :)

A happy-birthday shout out to the Canadian Wrangler, Larry.  (I won’t say how old he is.)  January is a heavy birthday month in our outfit–my sister Pam, cousin and trail

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Feeling Considerably Better

We even have sunshine today, though it’s very cold and the roads are too slick for Bernicie and I to go for our walk.  Maybe later–we took a short one yesterday, and she was practically bounding along, while I picked my cautious way between patches of ice.  There were four turkeys in the neighbors’ driveway, but I don’t think she even noticed them.  :)  She’s old, and doesn’t see that well, methinks.  We met another dog at the top of the driveway–a portly and elderly gray-muzzled black lab.  He was quite benign, and gave a half-hearted woof at the sight of

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Around 1541, the present state of Texas was called Tejas, a Spanish version of the Caddo word meaning “allies.”