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Since cutting the cord that had me attached to the TV I have been watching more great movies on Netflix, Prime Amazon and Hulu.

Tomorrow I will watch the movie “Gray Gardens” with Drew Barrymore and Jessica Lange. This article tells the story of Big and Little Edie.

A mother and daughter with an eccentric lifestyle.

Edies_Photo credit_Edith_Bouvier_Beale_A Life in Pictures

Intertwined with the “bureaucracy of responsibility”, left to there own devices in a 28 room mansion over run with cats and clinging vines in ruins in East Hampton.

On the verge of eviction because of the squalor and unsanitary living conditions Mr. Onassis stepped in and helped with the clean-up.

Little Edie was a first cousin of Jacqueline Kennedy.

New York Times Article

Little Edie was a Scorpio like me. They had lots of cats and other animals that they cared for.

Her flair for style in dress was and still is very popular. She’d mix current and older fashion, and knew how to make it work.


Her diary of thoughts and poetry called “I Only Mark the Hours That Shine” 1929 captured her inner 11 year old spirit and made her so endearing.

It faithfully documented her affluent youth during the Roaring Twenties.

I enjoyed both Documentaries.

Drew Barrymore is a perfect actress too play Little Edie. Jessica Lange played her mother Big Edie.

Two of my favorite actresses.

Author: cryominute

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