My mom has always reminded me of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis (JBKO, for the GW peeps) – the beautiful, quiet and charming wife of President John F. Kennedy. There really is no rhyme or reason to it. Mostly, I think they look alike:
Apart from that, and a shared love of Aquinnah and other Cape Cod destinations, there isn’t too much they have in common. And yet my childhood was full of Jackie-inspired activities including, but certainly not limited to, a five-time visit to the Corcoran Gallery of Art’s “Jacqueline Kennedy: The White House Years” exhibit. In case you were wondering, yes – that’s a lot. But I loved every second.
So the beautifully stunning pictures below, taken by photographer Mark Shaw, provided me with a cozy taste of home today… a taste I desperately needed:
I must be missing my Tinkerbell (the pet name my mom and I use for each other), because the sweetness of these pictures makes me wanna cry.