Ongoing creative collaboration on children’s books across the Atlantic Ocean has helped bring Patti Lecron and her daughter Marianne Lecron closer together while achieving a family goal of leaving their children a literary, artistic, and entrepreneurial heritage.
Patti likes to say that curiosity brought her to France but it was a smile that kept her there.
“I’m from Oklahoma where people are very friendly and smile and nod at anyone who crosses their path,” she said. “While standing in a long line at a boarding gate waiting to find out why a flight to Paris was delayed, I looked in the direction of a French man who slipped under a rope pole barrier to jump the queue.
“I was thinking how embarrassed I would be if I were with him, and smiled to myself. He noticed that smile, and the rest is, well, history. We ended up getting married!”
Read the rest of her story at My French Life.