#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for May, 2012

My New Personal Motto

I’ve always been a goal-setter, a person who visualizes and affirms and all that other stuff.  For the most part, these methods have served me well–I am, after all, living the dream that little Northport girl believed in so fiercely. 

On my next birthday, I will be a year older.  :)  (No, I’m not telling how old.)  I’ve achieved many of the things I set out to do, plus some others that came as a (usually pleasant) surprise.  I find that my priorities have changed, or maybe they’ve just become clearer.  It’s hard to be sure.  My values: God, country, family,

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Mother’s Day

It was a lovely one.  Mom, brother Jerry, sister Pam and I all sat down together for a quiet lunch at this very kitchen table, with only one member missing–our sister, Sally.  We did a lot of laughing and catching up, and some remembering, too.  Hadn’t seen Pam in a long while, so it was a pleasure to have her visit.  She and Mom hit Hobby Lobby and a few other places during her stay.

Later, I had a great conversation with Wendy, my daughter.  This year’s gift was especially dear to my heart, like Wendy herself.  She made a

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Texas was the most active gunfighting state, with some 160 shoot-outs from the 1850’s through the 1890’s.