Bonjour, Nice! So good to see you again!

If it’s Friday, it must be France … And I am thrilled to say that it IS Friday and this IS coming to you directly from beautiful Nice. We arrived here on Sunday after our fabulous two weeks in the Swiss Alps and, as much as we would have been happy to stay in thatContinue reading “Bonjour, Nice! So good to see you again!”

Take off, eh?

Ahhhhhh … I can feel it now … there’s something about the takeoff of a plane that is both exhilarating and calming for me. I LOVE IT! The whirlwind of the past month will slowly dissipate at I settle into my seat on our flight to Zurich, Switzerland, later this afternoon. I’ve felt a touchContinue reading “Take off, eh?”

The countdown is on …

If it’s Friday, it must be France… Excusez-moi! I’ve been a little off the radar on the blog this past week. There’s been a lot going on in my writing world. How’ve you been? I spent some time processing all the fabulous writing and publishing information generated at the PubSmart Conference, I attended in CharlestonContinue reading “The countdown is on …”

Weekly Photo Challenge: STREET LIFE

If it’s Friday, it must be France …   Yay! It’s another Daily Post weekly photo challenge. This is actually last week’s theme, but I couldn’t resist it for today’s post. Some weeks there just isn’t enough time to dive into my photo albums but, when there is, you know how I love to share myContinue reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: STREET LIFE”

April Fool’s/Poisson d’Avril! (And the winner of My Wish List!)

If it’s Friday, it must be France …  April Fool’s day is almost here. Imagine my surprise the first time I was in France on April 1st and found children sticking paper fish on my back, whispering and giggling and then hollering “Poisson d’Avril”! Excusez-moi? Fish? As Wikipedia explains: “In Italy, France and Belgium, childrenContinue reading “April Fool’s/Poisson d’Avril! (And the winner of My Wish List!)”

France Book Tours – My Wish List

If it’s Friday, it must be France … Oh, this has been SO much fun for me! Once I’m on the homestretch with a manuscript I’m writing, there’s barely enough time to read my own work let alone other books. That’s the case at the moment as I complete the first draft of my nextContinue reading “France Book Tours – My Wish List”

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”

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 …”

The Good Life

It’s that exciting time again ~ the opening ceremonies of the Olympic Games! Best of luck to all of the athletes who once more remind us that it is possible for the world to be united in good will.  For the most part politics are set aside for two weeks and the commitment and dedicationContinue reading “The Good Life”

And away we go!

2014 ~ a new year to chase dreams, fulfill goals, make mistakes, learn lessons, read good books, love, forgive, laugh and generally bumble our way through life. Let’s give it our best shot and enjoy the ride! Sadly, I know that doesn’t work for everyone. There are those who are coping with serious issues thatContinue reading “And away we go!”