Holding On



I recently read two biographies of Audrey Hepburn – three if you count the picture book Just Being Audrey which was lovely – but the one written by her son Sean, An Elegant Spirit, was the most moving and inspiring biography I have come across. She truly was an elegant spirit, and valued love and family above all else. There are many things in life to value and hold onto. Which ones will endure?




I have said (many times! I know!) that my marriage was the best decision I ever made. It’s still true! By the time we were married, Mr. Martini and I had known each other for three years. I knew already that he was smart and kind, and that he worked harder than anyone… but I didn’t know that he would be so amazingly able to hold on – when it seemed like everyone else…

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