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Welcome to my Odds & Ends pile, where I might write a blog post about my personal life or a news article about someone else. Or just a random thought that has nothing to do with my author journey.

I was unfriended!

By Michelle Leigh Miller | May 13, 2018

Can we all have a moment of silence for the time when acquaintances could slowly slip out of your life with very little drama? Before…

Sometimes you need to burn that bridge…

By Michelle Leigh Miller | May 10, 2018

“Don’t burn your bridges.” I used to believe that. I really did. While some of my life bridges are a little rickety from lack of…

Confessions of a “weird mom”…

By Michelle Leigh Miller | May 8, 2018

I have a confession. I’ve been pretending to be a “normal” mom for years. (If I’m being honest, most who interact with me on a…

Life lessons from a squirrel and a dead battery…

By Michelle Leigh Miller | April 28, 2018

This morning, while taking my dogs out, I saw a couple of squirrels, high up in the tree, balancing precariously on tiny branches gathering food…

Today I hung a picture…

By Michelle Leigh Miller | April 27, 2018

  Today I hung a picture. It isn’t just any picture. It’s a picture that has been making its way around the flat surfaces of…

That time I met Sean Patrick Flanery and acted a fool…

By Michelle Leigh Miller | April 24, 2018

While scrolling through my pictures in search of the selfie picture for “Living in a selfie world…”, I came across the picture of the one…

Living in a selfie world…

By Michelle Leigh Miller | April 23, 2018

Make-up selfies. Clothing selfies. Food selfies. No make-up selfies. Selfies at a cool place. Selfies hanging at home. The duck face selfie. The sexy selfie.…

The big city will always call to me…

By Michelle Leigh Miller | April 22, 2018

I’ve reflected often on why the big city has always called to me. Whether it is New York City or Los Angeles, I’ve always been…

Don’t Be A Crab…

By Michelle Leigh Miller | June 5, 2016

A dear friend of mine once described society as a bucket of crabs and every time one crab makes it to the top of the…