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Barefoot Contessa with Diane Keaton

Wishing you could shop at The Barefoot Contessa in East Hampton?  Here’s how! My inspiration, Ina Garten ( became owner of Barefoot Contessa in 1978.  In 1978, I was completing my undergrad at SMU unaware if childhood dreams might ever be fulfilled and much less who or if I would marry. What goal and dream […]

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The Longest Wait by Robert Kurson, Part 10, Reunited after 50 years

When she last had seen Randy in 1945, people were allowed to run across the tarmac to greet their loved ones and she wanted to be first in line to sprint to the p lane, cane or no cane.  Security guards nixed the idea.  “You don’t  know how important this is !” she told them. […]

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The Longest Wait by Robert Kurson, Part 9, The Call

Randy answered on the fourth ring.  “This is a voice from your past,” Jacquelyn said. “Brown Eyes?”  Randy asked. Jacquelyn said, “That’s right.”   She started crying.  “I don’t know what to say,” Jacquelyn said.  “This is overwhelming, Randy.” He asked her about her life and learned she had been divorced for 14 years.  “You’re […]

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