Life in the 30s

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

That Crazy Girl

that crazy girlLove 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 

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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

The Road to Madness

The Road To MadnessHer dreadful secret was out! Even the man she loved knew – and knowing, despised her. What could she possibly do?

Dateline:May 1933

She had a terrible, dark secret — she was a prescription drug addict. It was a long time ago and she has completely turned Read More

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