Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Hard at work

It's a good thing I love what I do! And that includes my editorial work, although yesterday I became a temporary interpreter as well! Walking through the store to access the offices, someone frantically called: Does anyone speak French? in the same tone as someone asking: Is there a doctor in the house?

So I answered the call. A non-English speaking gentleman from Chile asked hopefully if I spoke Spanish. Not good enough for business I said, so we continued in French, which he spoke quite well. I interpreted for him until he got all the answers he wanted and his business concluded, everyone was happy, and off to work I went. I really enjoyed bridging that communications gap.

In Canada, the robin comes in spring, but across the pond it's a winter bird appearing on christmas cards. Here's my version.

7 comments:

  1. Gorgeous Colette! And good on for helping out in French :)

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  2. isn't it wonderful to have xmas approaching??
    I love them both your mini patchworks..
    enjoy

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  3. Beautiful Christmas Cards!

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  4. Anonymous7:47 a.m.

    Oh, I love the Santa, then I scrolled down and WoW, that last one is amazing in colors and style! you did it again! and again!

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  5. Gorgeous pieces! And lucky for the traveler that you were able to help, you clever woman you!

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