Posts Tagged ‘Jack and Jean Bredin of Ocean Grove’

“Jean’s Kitchen” by Jack Bredin. May, 2020. Ocean Grove. Photograph by Rob Bredin.


Julia Child’s kitchen is in the Smithsonian, but to Jack, friends and family of Jean, this kitchen, on Heck Avenue is a gourmet’s delight.  Jack works at home, so he didn’t need to travel far for his model.

This is more than a painting of a room.  Jean is there, and Jack has placed some clues to his existence as her best customer:  his glasses and his tush pillow.  We also see other signs of life in the Bredin house: plants, flowers and the cat.

And as a further tribute to Jean, Jack rolled back the years for his sweet partner and cook.


FRANK SINATRA  with a tribute to Jean Bredin:

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Jean and Jack be nimble Jack-----be quick. Paul Goldfinger photo ©

Jean and Jack be nimble;   Jack—–be quick. The parade is coming.      Paul Goldfinger photo ©  Both Jean and Jack are members of the Blogfinger staff.  Jack is a researcher/reporter, and Jean is a photographer/reporter.   They have a beautifully restored home in OG, and they both work hard to save the town. 


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