#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for April, 2013

Night Blog

Today was a good writing day–which is why I waited until tonight to write this blog.  :)

The renovations continue to be challenging.  The hot/cold handles for my bathtub arrived, and they fit.  HOWEVER, the sprayer and the faucet do not, and must be returned, exchanged, etc.


Our weather is very spring-like–patches of sunshine, but mostly rain.  The daffodils seem to love it, and the tulips are about to open, too.  YES.  The horses are still spending nights in their cozy stalls, but I can tell they’re ready to stay outside, 24/7.  Except for Buck, who has been known to

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The daffodils are blooming!

YES!  Blooming daffodils–right in the midst of several consequtive rainy days.  :)  Truly April showers MUST bring May flowers.  Naturally, they need all this moisture, and I’m determined to be philosophical about it.  (After all, being UNphilosophical will do no good at all.)  This is my first year of growing them, so they seem a bit sparse, but I’m told they’ll increase every spring.  When it comes to flowers, I’m greedy!

Mary Ann brought in a huge bouquet on Friday, and what joy they bring me every time I look at them.

The renovations are at a temporary stand-still–our contractor is

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The Pony Express carried almost 35,000 pieces of mail over more than 650,000 miles during those nineteen months and lost only one mail sack.