Going Home Day

Tuesday, Jul 17

I am very eager to go home and see the critters again. Oh, yeah. And the people, too!

Yesterday, Jen and I were living high on the hog. We had a driver to take us from mall to mall, so we revisited Northpark, then went on to the Galleria. I spent a fortune at Sephora, as we don’t have one in Spokane, but otherwise, I was pretty good. I have this thing about Sephora–I guess hope springs eternal! I used to need mascara and lip gloss to look semi-beautiful–now I need a case full of stuff just to be presentable! We hit a grocery store, too, and a DSW. I tried on a lot of shoes at the latter, but in the end, I didn’t like the way they felt, so I didn’t buy. As for the groceries–well, the W Hotel has the best, most cheerful service of any hotel I’ve ever stayed in, and that’s saying something, but the food is stuff like deep-fried risotto balls. Now, I’ve got nothing against risotto–having spent a lot of time in northern Italy, I never met a risotto I didn’t love. That’s the point. Risotto is delicious in its natural state. No need to roll it into balls and boil it in grease. 🙂

I didn’t find those rhinestone studded boots, but, hey, there’s always next time.

Dallas is a great city–one of my favorites. But the place outside Spokane sounds pretty good. My own bed. My own bathtub. Certainly no deep-fried risotto (or any other kind), but I’ll get a welcome home party from Sadie and Bernice for sure. Can’t wait to snuggle with my pets–horses included.

About Linda

The daughter of a town marshal, Linda Lael Miller is a #1 New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author of more than 100 historical and contemporary novels, most of which reflect her love of the West.

Raised in Northport, Washington, Linda pursued her wanderlust, living in London and Arizona and traveling the world before returning to the state of her birth to settle down on a horse property outside Spokane.

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