It’s always a pleasure to have friends drop by the blog! The multi-talented Anne-Marie Simons and her husband Oscar, who is … hold your breath, ladies … an expert on Provençal cooking, paid a visit here last June. They shared their experience of retiring and relocating from the States to Aix-En-Provence in the south of France.Continue reading “Taking Root In Provence – France Book Tours”
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If it’s Friday, it must be France … Ooops – I’m late again – I know it’s Saturday, but we have company and I’m attempting to sneak this post in while still being a somewhat gracious hostess. Good thing we have understanding friends who realize writing and blogging are consuming my life somewhat distracting at times. WhatContinue reading “Pinch me!”
On to the next event …
We’ve exchanged whines for wine in our home today! Woohooooo! I’ve climbed out the trench that has been my workplace for the past few weeks as I worked on the developmental edit of my new novel, The Promise of Provence. My long-suffering husband is discovering I am capable of more than muted one-syllable responses andContinue reading “On to the next event …”
Coming up for air …
While I’ve been working on the revisions for my next novel, I’ve also been preparing for an exciting speaking event coming up soon. No wonder my e-mail box is overflowing and I’m waaaay behind on all the blogs I love to follow. Sorry, gang, I’ll get caught up … sometime … The fourth annual PowerContinue reading “Coming up for air …”
Choopy’s Cupcakes and Coffee Shop
If it’s Friday, it must be France … Mon Dieu, what a day I’ve had! There’s malware in my Hotmail apparently sending messages to everyone in my address book that I’m in distress in Greece and need money! It took a few hours of phone calls to Microsoft for them to figure out why IContinue reading “Choopy’s Cupcakes and Coffee Shop”
Happy Birthday to Me!
I’m taking the day off to play golf and celebrate. Thanks for all the cards, voicemails and e-mails … the Kazoo serenade was outstanding! See you Friday!
A little taste of Italy continued …
Last week author Barbara Conelli dropped by and wrote a fabulous post about being a travel writer. Today she’s taking a little time out from searching for Rome’s best secrets, to answer a few questions. She’s not staying here long and I don’t blame her … in fact I’m still working on beaming myself overContinue reading “A little taste of Italy continued …”
Channeling Mr. Rogers …
It’s a beautiful day in the neighbourhood, a beautiful day for a neighbour, would you be mine, could you be mine … *channeling Mr. Rogers* … and there’s a lot of blog-hopping going on today, which always guarantees a great time! For some reason, I’ve been humming the theme song from the Mr. Rogers show all day.Continue reading “Channeling Mr. Rogers …”
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!”
Meet Claire McAlpine, Reviewer Extraordinaire
If it’s Friday, it must be France … Last Friday we spent some time in beautiful Aix-En-Provence. Today I want to introduce you to a young writer and reviewer living there. I’ve been following her blog, Word By Word, for a while now and I’m sure you are going to want to add it toContinue reading “Meet Claire McAlpine, Reviewer Extraordinaire”