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I began keeping guestbooks, one for each year. However, instead of asking for a signature, I hit on the idea of illustrating the books with photographs. When we have guests, I snap scores of candid camera pictures in color, and paste them in the book. 

They are such fun to re-live ... Ruffine Tomayo reclining regally in a red letter chair ... Hildegarde looking up art the mobile ... Abraham Ribicoff, Governor of Connecticut when the picture was taken, talking politics (such a handsome man) ... Bob Considine riding the electric bicycle in the upstairs hall ... at the same party, John Daly and Toots Shor chatting with Betsy and Walter Cronkite ...Pat, in trouser of fire engine red, cavorting with the Princess Polignac at Christmas ... the editors, Margaret Cousins of Doubleday and Dick Clark of the
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