We are a commune of inquiring, skeptical, politically centrist, capitalist, anglophile, traditionalist New England Yankee humans, humanoids, and animals with many interests beyond and above politics. Each of us has had a high-school education (or GED), but all had ADD so didn't pay attention very well, especially the dogs. Each one of us does "try my best to be just like I am," and none of us enjoys working for others, including for Maggie, from whom we receive neither a nickel nor a dime. Freedom from nags, cranks, government, do-gooders, control-freaks and idiots is all that we ask for.
----and her two sisters were educated at home by English and French tutors, in the royal India tradition, as well as in Switzerland and in India. Her family had a house in Belgravia in London, where she later attended the London College of Secretaries.
She once recalled, “I learned shorthand, to type and to write decent letters.”
After six years of covert courtship, and defying family disapproval (he already had two wives) in 1940 she became the third wife of the maharajah, Sir Sawai Man Singh Bahadur, a renowned polo player. He proposed in the back seat of his Bentley as it circled Hyde Park in London.