My good friend, the talented Bette Lee Crosby has a new website. With all of the bestsellers Bette has written in the past couple of years, it was time to provide them with a new home. To celebrate the launch of this website, 5 of us are pleased to be joining Bette in this fabulousContinue reading “Celebrate Bette’s new website + a BONUS giveaway”
Author Archives: patriciasands
Got an hour? It’s worth it!
If it’s Friday, it must be France … I’m deep in my writing cave with some self-imposed deadlines, but I simply could not miss sharing this wonderful video with you. I discovered it thanks to the über-magnifique Ida Young-Bondi, french instructor extraordinaire and founder of the E-French Café. The French Riviera: A History of PicturesContinue reading “Got an hour? It’s worth it!”
Weekly Photo Challenge: Perspectives
I’m just sliding in under the wire with this challenge from The Daily Post! The new one will be out in a day or two, but this was too much fun to miss! Here is my entry for “Perspectives”: Sometimes, when you get very, very close to things, your perspective changes. Be sure to clickContinue reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: Perspectives”
International Women’s Day 2014
Every year a powerful theme drives the goals for the year of the International Women’s Day. 2014 Theme: INSPIRING CHANGE From the IWD Home Page ~”Women’s equality has made positive gains but the world is still unequal. International Women’s Day celebrates the social, political and economic achievements of women while focusing world attention on areas requiringContinue reading “International Women’s Day 2014”
If it’s Friday, it must be France … allez-y!
Happy Friday! I’m working on a post for International Women’s Day tomorrow and deep in my writing cave with my next novel, so forgive me for simply reposting a favourite day in Nice. Take a stroll with me and enjoy! CHAGALL IN THE A.M./MOULES-FRITES IN THE P.M. June 16, 2011 · by patriciasands · Bookmark the permalink. · Edit It’sContinue reading “If it’s Friday, it must be France … allez-y!”
Weekly Photo Challenge: Abandoned
If it’s Friday, it must be France … For this week’s post I’m joining in the Weekly Photo Challenge … any excuse to spend time in my photo albums! “Abandoned” is the theme. Does your imagination run wild when you see abandoned properties? Mine does! I have an uncontrollable urge to capture the image andContinue reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: Abandoned”
BEAUTY OF A WOMAN 2014~Hear us ROAR!
It’s that time of year again! The fabulous August McLaughlin, had an idea three years ago that continues to blossom … just like a woman! It’s the Beauty of a Woman BlogFest. Everyone who joins in the celebration, blogs on the same day about aspects of beauty we women share. All the links are onContinue reading “BEAUTY OF A WOMAN 2014~Hear us ROAR!”
Inspirational Locations for Shannon’s Law: Venice
Thank you so much for letting me showcase my forthcoming steamy action-romance novel SHANNON’S LAW. It’s the second in my PASSION PATROL series – stories where sassy female cops lock up the criminals and always get their man. February marks the start of my “Pinterest Reveal Virtual Book Tour” in the run-up to the launchContinue reading “Inspirational Locations for Shannon’s Law: Venice”
If it’s Friday, it must be France … I’m in the midst of winter in Toronto for two weeks. Skiing, skating, enjoying grandchildren and taking care of writing “stuff”. Thank you to the gracious and enthusiastic women of the Oakville Club for inviting me to be the luncheon speaker last Wednesday. It was great funContinue reading “Excusez-moi”
Love, love, love …
If it’s Friday, it must be France … Happy Valentine’s Day ~ Bonne Saint Valentin! Enjoy sharing the love with those special someones in your life … today, and every day. How better to sound romantic than to whisper sweet nothings in French? My friend and favourite language instructor, Ida Young-Bondi has all the wordsContinue reading “Love, love, love …”