In the 1930’s, True Romance Magazine gave cash prizes to readers who sent the best letters on the subject—“The Happiest Moment of my Life.”
This week we launch our new “Blast from the Past” blog with the September, 1934 first place winner, Mrs. J.W.C. who was awarded $25. Here’s her Happiest Moment:
Jealousy Is Half-Baked Joy
Jim and I were practically engaged, when Cousin May came to spend the summer with mother and me. She was pretty, gay and talented. She could sing, play the piano, swim and drive any car. I couldn’t do a thing but keep house and cook!
As the summer advanced, I was actually ashamed of myself, for I was filled with anxiety that I might lose Jim to her. How could he help falling in love with such a girl! Read the Rest of the Story Here
The second story in our new “Blast from the Past” blog comes from second place winner, Mrs. J.S., who was awarded $15. Here’s her Happiest Moment:
Is A Chance Encounter Her Date With Destiny?
I had seen him only three times in my life. We had met by accident in rather a romantic way, and for the last two weeks in August I and he, too, perhaps, lived in a magic world, a world of wonderful promises and a glowing future.
Then my world crashed—he left for college.
The third story in our new “Blast from the Past” blog comes from third place winner, C.L.C., who was awarded $10. Here’s his Happiest Moment:
Money Can’t Buy Happiness, But Love Does!
I love to live and enjoy every moment of living. I desire to attain more happiness today than yesterday, and look for the coming of tomorrow to bring more joy. My happiest moments are in knowing I have something to live for. The mortgage on the little home must be paid, the furniture is beginning to look faded and worn and must someday be replaced. Read the Rest of the Story Here