La Grande Nomade …

If it’s Friday, it must be France … Yes … I’m still hard at the WIP … so since I can’t get away from it, I thought I would bring you into the story with me for a moment. Oh come on! No eye rolls! It’s just for a moment … By way of introductionContinue reading “La Grande Nomade …”

A Mother’s Day postscript

Have you seen this? My daughter forwarded it to me. We don’t all have children that grow up to be Olympic competitors, but they are all champions in our hearts. The job is the same for each of us. Enjoy.

La Fête Des Mères

If it’s Friday, it must be France … In Canada and the U.S.A, this Sunday, the second Sunday in May, is Mother’s Day. Well, officially it’s Mother’s Day … we all know in reality every day is Mother’s Day. Where would we be without them? Mother’s Day in France this year is June 3. TheContinue reading “La Fête Des Mères”

Last chapter syndrome …

Ooops – Tuesday just slipped right by me! I’m in the grips of what I refer to, in a conflicted  joyful way, as “last chapter syndrome”. Even though I feel a little sad to say goodbye to the characters, it’s such a relief good feeling to be reaching the end of something that has consumed meContinue reading “Last chapter syndrome …”

How sweet is this?

If it’s Friday, it must be France … May 1st is celebrated in many different ways around the world. France has a particularly sweet custom and my friend,  book reviewer and blogger Claire McAlpine, wrote a lovely post about that very topic. I’m happy to share it with you today. Le Muguet – Becoming French MayContinue reading “How sweet is this?”

MANday Challenge – enter to win!

Jillian Dodd and CJ West are two terrific writers in very different genres. As you might guess from Jillian’s website, she writes about romance and fun. Take a look at CJ’s website and you know immediately the man is dangerous … at least he writes dangerous. He’s actually a sweet guy! And it’s his birthdayContinue reading “MANday Challenge – enter to win!”

Get “Hooked” Right Here!

As you all know by now, sharing stories is something I love to do. Whether it’s talking about truly worthwhile causes like the new fund-raising idea for breast cancer begun by Donna Sheehan in Toronto or introducing you to one of the many wonderful writers or reviewers in our online community, it’s always a pleasureContinue reading “Get “Hooked” Right Here!”

Paw de Deux …I purr therefore I am …

If it’s Friday, it must be France … This is a cat that gets around! This week two dear friends introduced me to Henri, the existential cat, on their fabulous blogs. Naomi Bulger in Melbourne, Australia and Tamari Etherton in California both featured this video  so you may have already seen it. I just knowContinue reading “Paw de Deux …I purr therefore I am …”

KIDS HELP PHONE-how you can help!

Originally posted on Patricia Caviglia:
Welcome back to Transformation Tuesdays! This little column is usually about my transformation but not today. Well, sort of not. Last year around this time, I got a small unexpected windfall of cash. It only seemed right to donate part of it to charity. Pay it forward, right? I was…

To market, to market …

If it’s Friday, it must be France… Bonjour mes amis! Let’s go to the daily market in Nice. Whatever you want, they have! If you are a photo junkie like me, go crazy!  We can hang out and browse, conduct a little retail therapy, and then chill with a beverage of choice at one ofContinue reading “To market, to market …”