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Monday, Oct 13

At last, at last, I am free to tell my secret!  The Hallmark Channel is putting together a made-for-TV movie based on my Parable books–and if things go well, meaning, I suppose, if the ratings are high enough (cross your fingers, please), a weekly series will follow!  Yeehaw!!!  This is ONLY the fulfillment of a country girl’s lifelong dream, as you can imagine.  I’ve known the project was in the works for some time now, but I was sworn to secrecy, so “mum” was the word.  The folks at the network have told me there will be a script by Thanksgiving, so I’m looking forward to that.  As far as casting goes, I haven’t a clue–but you can be sure I’ll post updates right here on the ole blog as allowed.
Since it’s technically a holiday–Columbus Day?  Seriously?  The man discovered the Bahamas and thought he was in India!–nobody is working except the Canadian Wrangler.  🙂  Poor Larry.  Those horses insist on eating, no matter WHAT the rest of the world is celebrating.  Anyway, the point is, Jenni draws the winners’ names each Monday, and she’s not here to do that, so I’ll be announcing that news tomorrow.  The new round has begun, so be sure to comment–that’s all you have to do to enter.
It’s official.  I am HOOKED on riding my exercise bike!  The scale seems to be stuck, but I don’t care, because I love the way I feel after a workout.  In fact, I can’t seem to talk myself out of it–an interesting development since, for years, the reverse was true.  🙂
Scale frustrations aside, I still believe Weight Watchers is the best program in existence, at least for me.  I have lost nearly 60 pounds over the past year, and I’m still eating the WW way.  I intend to do that from here on out, simply because I feel wonderful most of the time.  (I have had a few tussels with the flu, like everybody else).  Naturally, I hope to break the stalemate soon and get off this darned plateau I told you about, but honestly, I think I would eat this way for the rest of my life even if I never lost another ounce.  It’s just better.
I’ve been listening to Hay House Radio this morning.  There’s some good stuff on that station.  While Bernice and I were out for our morning stroll, I heard some fascinating interviews, got some insights, and was persuaded to order Louise Hay’s new book about love and good health.  I also love Coast to Coast AM and Dave Schrader’s Darkness Radio–mostly–and I never miss the podcast Real Ghost Stories Online, which is spooky AND comical.
I’ll close with an affirmation Ms. Hay–she’s 88 and still going strong, by the way–mentioned today.
“Life loves me.”  Let’s repeat this one a few times and see how we feel.  🙂

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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