Before the News Breaks: Part I

While Babu is in Chicopee wrestling with loss, Jake is in Alabama having no idea that he, too, has lost a friend. The letters Babu gets from him are a jarring juxtaposition to what she is facing at home. Was it a welcome distraction? May 21, 1941, Jakey wrote me another letter today and he…

Throw Back Thursday

Since I am so obsessed these days with airplanes and flight, I thought I’d go back to a post that explains the image I used in yesterday’s post: Blessed Life! This is a post about passages from 1937.  I thought the picture from way back then would be a great one to put in my…