As a woman in the 1930s you were, above all, modern. You had ingenuity, smarts and guts. Faced with the worst economic crisis in history and the threat of fascism abroad, you managed to do it all. One out of every four women worked outside the home in offices, hospitals, school, and factories. The others worked as homemakers and the expectations were huge! You were a budget-savvy cook, a meticulous housekeeper, a witty hostess, well-groomed with neatly coiffed hair and the emotional pillar of your family. This was a multi-tasking, 24/7 job (always has been). The weaker sex? Hardly. The women of the ‘30s proved it, even if the men weren’t ready to admit it. Despite everything that was going on, you saw to it that the deep desire — truly the need — for laughter, love, friendship, passion and fun prevailed. Read More
Love is so beautiful—so terrible—so awesome a thing. It came to her like a tropical dawn—in a matchless sweep of breathless beauty and wonder, yet. . .
Dateline: April 1937
They were falling deeply in love, but she held a secret: Myra was the cause of all his bitterness. She caused his plane to crash during the town air-derby, forever Read More