#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for October, 2014

Update from the Triple L

Prayers are needed for my brother-in-law’s mom, Betty Lang.  She’s a brave lady, and she’s mighty ill right now.

On a (much) more mundane note, my weight was down 1.6 pounds this week–a relief after all this time stuck in neutral.  I continue to exercise and eat the Weight Watchers way–up to an hour on my bike, five to six days a week, and I actually look forward to it!  (Go figure.)

I planted kale and Swiss chard in the outdoor planters the other day–I have become a kale fanatic and, like my mama, I have always loved Swiss chard. 

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Winners, a two-horse rodeo, and rain

First, our weekly winners, who should have been announced yesterday.  :)  Alas, both Debbie Gamble and Beverly Majkut have been notified and, ladies, your autographed books are on their way to you now.  (I was out of commission yesterday, for all practical intents and purposes–not sick, not especially busy–just weird.)

About our own little rodeo.  This morning, Coco and Banjo, mother and son by the way, got out while the Canadian Wrangler was driving the tractor through the main gate, and those two hay-burners had themselves a grand old time while they were on the loose, nibbling from the flowerbeds and

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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.