#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for April, 2014

On time–sort of :)

I recently discovered a remedy for insomnia–I placed 3 tumbled bloodstones in a little bowl of water and set them on my bedside table.  Well, my friends, this technique works a little too well–I didn’t even stir until 9:30 this morning, which, for me, is the middle of the day.  (I can just hear my dad.  “Roll out!  We’re burnin’ daylight!”) Of course I was awake, listening to a British suspense novel, “Precious Thing”, on my iPod, until quite late, and I’m sure that didn’t help.  Still, I think I’d better cut back to 1 stone, just to be on

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I’m late, I’m late, I’m late!

:)  What a day!  Not bad, just hectic. 

And here I am at last.  :)

Last night at 10:30 (way past my bedtime), the time came to bid my visiting angels ‘thank you and farewell’.  I began to miss the angels even before it was time for them to go.  I have been missing them ever since.

Saturday was a big day–daughter Wendy and I attended a gem and mineral show at the Spokane Fairgrounds, and it was a feast for the eyes.  We stayed for hours, and of course I bought stones, mostly cabochons to make necklaces–fabulously patterned jasper, pietersite, labradorite–along

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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.