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"all of us have in our veins the exact same percentage of salt in our blood that exists in the ocean, and therefore, we have salt in our blood, in our sweat, in our tears. we are tied to the ocean. and when we go back to the sea -- whether it is to sail it or to watch it -- we are going back from whence we came."
"The Kennedys gave dinner dances -a half-dozen in less than three years -where waiters carried large trays filled with cocktails like the Cuba libre, a combination of rum, Coca-Cola, and lime juice. "They served the drinks in enormous tumblers," recalled George Plimpton. "Everybody had too much to drink, because they were excited."
By the time she became Mrs John F Kennedy in 1953 she had already become a fashion icon to women all over the world. Her chic and timeless voluminous ivory silk taffeta gown, by Ann Lowe, affirmed her status. A portrait neckline and wide, embellished skirt emphasized Jackie’s small waist, and an heirloom lace Juliet veil, which originally belonged to her grandmother, completed the super-romantic ensemble
Jackie selected the designer Oleg Cassini to create many pieces in her wardrobe, including her hats, her bags, and this gorgeous gown, which she wore to an inaugural concert in January 1961. (Just two months after giving birth to John Jr., she is stunningly slim.) The new first lady, however, designed her own inauguration ball gown; according to LIFE, it made her "resemble both a fairy princess at a fancy dress ball and a little girl enjoying her first party."
JFK; will always consider him the best president in my lifetime. I love a quote he made when he first heard Martin Luther King, Jr., speaking on TV, and said, "he is a very good speaker." You think? JFK was light years above his time