In a special (and somewhat risqué) Valentine’s Day post I give you two letters. One from Alex on Feb. 14th and one from Sylvia the same day in 1945. Alex’s … Continue reading
My computer is back in hand and we can continue our time traveling! Let’s take a trip back to the fall or winter of 1943. The last letter you saw … Continue reading
Ah, that’s right, history! Of late, I’ve been caught up in the love story and the storytelling aspect of this blog. Let’s do some more general historical investigation. In the … Continue reading
In the last post you read a note from Sylvia to Alex. So now let’s meet Alex. Born in Fiume in 1912, he was the youngest of 4 – Anna, … Continue reading
In the previous post Sylvia wrote in her note that she would call the doctor for the drug store. The note itself was replacing what would today be a telephone call. Before World War II most Americans did not have a private telephone lines. Instead, party lines connected a number of residents to one service.