#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for September, 2013

Fall is falling

I’ve said it before, but it bears repeating–I LOVE this time of year.  The sun is still shining brightly most days, but it’s cooler, and getting crisp of a morning.

I’m inundated with garden vegetables–the tomatoes are ripening and I’ve cornered the market on squash.  :)  I made a wonderful dinner last night–spaghetti squash, an adaption of an old Weight Watchers recipe Debbie Macomber and I both loved.  I speared a small squash with a meat fork, to vent, and baked it for an hour at 375 degrees.  While it was cooling off, I chopped onions and cooked them in olive

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My mystery weekend

Mum was the word on Friday–I was heading to L.A. to attend a surprise party for my dear friend, Cindy Leuty-Jones, so I couldn’t mention my destination for fear of arousing suspicions.  :) 

I stayed at the lovely Westin Hotel at LAX, and on Saturday, Cindy and her romance-hero husband, Jack, met me there for lunch.  Jack and I had been plotting for days, via phone and text, and Jack had told Cindy I was just passing through and wouldn’t it be great if we could get together for an hour or two?  I was nervous–I’m a very bad liar and

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Though the term “stick ’em up” is widely used in Western films, it wasn’t actually coined until the 1930’s.