I have been following this blog for a short while and find it quite captivating. (I love the cat with the turquoise tam.) I hadn’t heard of the book What Remains but it sounds like a good fit for me. Maybe it will interest you as well.




Welcome to another Tuesday celebrating bookish events, fromTuesday/First Chapter/Intros,hosted byBibliophile by the Sea; and Teaser Tuesdayshosted by A Daily Rhythm.

Today’s featured book is a memoir by Carole Radziwill:  What Remains.


Intro: (Prologue)

Friday, July 16, 1999

Three weeks before my husband died a young couple smashed their plane into the Atlantic Ocean, off the Massachusetts shoreline, well after the mid-July sun had set.  It was reported in the news as 9:41, but I knew the general time, because I had spoken to the woman less than an hour before.  The pilot was my husband’s cousin, John Kennedy.  His wife, Carolyn Bessette, was my closest friend.  She was sitting behind him next to the only other passenger, her sister, Lauren.  A still, hot summer day had melted into a warm and sticky night.  A quiet night, unremarkable except for the fog, which rolls in and…

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About mysm2000

Having taught elementary school for more than 25 years and been involved in many amazing technology and curriculum projects, I find I've developed a myriad of interests based on literature I've read and music I've heard. I've followed The Wright Three to Chicago, Ansel Adams to Colorado, The Kon Tiki Expedition to Easter Island, Simon & Garfunkel lyrics to New York City, Frank Lloyd Wright to Fallingwater, Pennsylvania, and have only just begun.
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