#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for July, 2014

Part 2 or until the glitch, whichever comes first

Moving on from yesterday’s blog:

What I’m reading, in actual print: A wonderful new memoir called WITH OR WITHOUT YOU, by Domenica Ruta.  Reviewers have compared this book to one of my absolute, all-time favorites, THE GLASS CASTLE, by Jeanette Walls, and while I don’t always agree with critics (especially when they’re talking about one of my books :) ), I’m onboard this time.  I’m about halfway through Ruta’s account of her truly chaotic and endlessly intriguing childhood, and I wouldn’t have put it down at all if my eyes hadn’t been crossing from fatigue. 

Since I’m rarely into just one

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Whoopee, it’s Monday! (No, I’m not kidding.)

I love me a Monday.  A whole lovely week ahead, like a blank sheet of paper, or a fresh canvas, or a book I know I’m going to love but haven’t started yet…or….

Well, you get the idea.  I do enjoy a beginning.  :)  (As long as it’s the beginning of something good, that is.  Or at least interesting!)  I totally buy into the Beginner’s Mind thing–it’s important, I believe, to be open to new ways of thinking, doing and being.  Once a person decides they’ve got it handled, well, they’re in trouble.  Besides, I love discoveries, and one must push

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From the end of the Civil War until 1890, some 10 million head of cattle were driven from Texas to Kansas.