Inspired by Jacqueline Kennedy - Something Pretty
Over the weekend, I had the incredible opportunity to meet Clint Hill, the Secret Service agent for Jacqueline Kennedy while John F. Kennedy was president. He was also the Secret Service agent who jumped onto the back of the car that the Kennedys were in when JFK was assassinated. After decades of silence on the...Continue Reading
The past is strapped to our backs...
Holding Caroline’s oversized Raggedy Ann doll, “Mother Annie,” Jackie kisses her husband farewell as he leaves in October 1960. Caroline waits her turn to say good-bye to Daddy.
"If more politicians knew poetry, and more poets knew politics, I am convinced the world would be a better place in which to live." ~ John F. Kennedy "Writing helps you to express your deepest feelings. Once you can express yourself you can tell the world what you want from it or how…
Post-war rations, stand-up toilets and a broken-down boiler: How teenaged Jackie Kennedy slummed it in Paris during her foreign exchange program
Jackie Bouvier and Claude de Renty sit on a beach during their year abroad in Paris, as described in Dreaming in French: The Paris Years of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy, Susan Sontag, and Angela Davis.