#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for November, 2013

Snowing for real

Okay, so much for skiffs and flurries–it’s snowing in earnest this morning.  :)  It’s gorgeous, but, then, I don’t have to commute, so my opinion may not be in the majority.  I’m hoping the roads will be clear enough by this afternoon so I can attend my first EMDR* session, but we shall see.  That, as my mom would say, is life in the great Northwest.

LAST WEEK’S winners (bet you thought I’d forgotten, and I did, actually, but Jenni remembered), who would have been chosen and notified while I was in Northport, are Gloria Bare and Amy.  Congratulations, ladies–your prizes

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Unplugged

This past Thursday, cousin/trail boss Mary Ann and I headed for Northport, WA, where we both grew up, to bunk in with Mary Ann’s mom and my beloved aunt, Marian Bleecker.  Auntie M is 94 years old, and Halloween makes her nervous, so we wanted to help out with the trick-or-treaters, visit, and veg for a while.  We were, I’m happy to report, successful on all counts.  :)  The visit was a total surprise; you should have seen that woman’s beaming face.  Just while we were bringing in our bags and stuff from the truck, she called at least four people

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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.

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