#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for September, 2014


September 11.  We will never forget–nor should we try.  So many innocent people lost their lives on that terrible day, and they deserve to be remembered, in solemn respect, on this anniversary and always.  That said, I, for one, will not be watching the endless loops of the Attacks on any of the visual media.  Those images are burned into my mind, and need no reenforcement.  For the rest of my life, I will hold a sacred space in my heart for all the victims, their families and friends, and the heroic first-responders who perished trying to save as many

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Good-bye, Ms. Rivers

I will miss Joan Rivers.

Okay, no, I wasn’t a fan of her more graphic stage material, but I was and am a MAJOR fan of Ms. Rivers herself.  Talk about chutzpah, talk about courage.

Her career took at least one nose-dive.

She went broke.

She lost her husband to suicide. 

But she didn’t quit.  Oh, no.  She started over and completely rebuilt her entire life–and, ladies and gentlemen, that took guts. 

I will miss watching her on QVC, miss her lovely jewelry–I own a lot of it–and the tasteful clothes sold under her label.  She was one snazzy dresser,

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The term “keep your ear to the ground” comes from literally putting an ear to the ground to listen for hoof beats.