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shhhh….

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this is where it all began

my lifelong love and fascination

with the spy business

in this just-leaked satellite photo from the early 60’s

i was on assignment

and

my cover was

as a seven year old girl

posing casually out front

after a long day spent at the office

i feel quite sure no one suspected.

“i think I would have been a hopeless spy. i love telling stories and am almost entirely unable to keep a secret.”

-ben macintyre

spies.

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it’s naptime

in the kinder room

one ‘sleeps’ in the cot garage

and

a hand reaches out

IMG_5005one ‘sleeps’ outside

barely on her cot

and 

sees the signal

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get passed

in silence

letters

and

numbers

and

pictures

and 

very, very

 important scribbles

of all kinds.

let the spy games begin.


in my head, i think i’d make a perfect spy,

but in reality, i don’t think i’d fare very well.

– matthew rhys

“like father, like daughter. i’m not surprised.” – carol maturo

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watched an episode 

of this iconic show 

in honor of my late father’s birthday.

he told me a secret

about this agency

when i was young.

one day

he showed me his special

man from u.n.c.l.e. card.

told me not to tell anyone.

i was always fascinated by the world of spies.

made perfect  sense to me

i thought advertising was his cover

why he traveled so much. 

told everyone i knew immediately

 told them not to tell anyone.

 they told everyone they knew immediately

with the same request.

when i got married

i asked him about it.

he told me

that he thought 

i had figured it out long ago. 

we laughed for a long time.

he had

the most incredible imagination

and

he always made me laugh.

 i still laugh

even when i think about him now.