Tag Archive: Diary

Mom Today’s Diary

What was it like to be a 17 year old Polish immigrant teenage girl in Chicago in 1948? My Mother-in-law, who passed from this life on the day after Mother’s Day 2015, left… Continue reading

Dreams in Ashes

Dreams in Ashes from Irene’s high school diary… the sequel to “Decisions”. July 14, 1949


My decision will be either this one…. Or This One… As the story goes, Irene was in love with Don, and during her senior year of high school she spoke of barn dances… Continue reading