#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for September, 2014

A cold morning

On this sunny Labor Day morning, when Bernice and I went out for an after-breakfast stroll, I actually needed a coat!  Amazing, given the days and weeks of almost unrelenting heat we’ve been experiencing in and around Spokane.  I love that crisp snap in the air that signals the coming of autumn–it is hands-down my favorite season of the year.  Yes, spring is lovely.  Summer brings flowers and tomatoes still warm from the sun, among other pleasures, and winter’s snow, whatever problems it may bring, is gloriously beautiful, cloaking the countryside in white diamonds.  But it is the autumn that

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Cattle drives rarely went more than ten or twelve miles a day, as the cattle had to be given time to rest and graze. A drive from Texas to Montana could take up to five months.