In 1943, the war was two years old; however, across the U.S., many homes were torn apart as fathers, brothers, uncles, and sweethearts and friends were drafted. For the duration, homes would be empty of loved ones during the holidays. To boost morale, Bing Crosby's "I'll Be Home for Christmas" became the favorite Christmas song for … Continue reading Christmas on the Home Front
Interview with Cynthia Roemer and Under Moonlit Skies Characters
Historical romance fiction author Cynthia Roemer shares behind-the-scenes research and her characters background in Under Moonlit Skies, the third instalment of her Prairie Sky series...
Vintage Lane: 1940
My grandpa and his brother grew up in Illinois during the Depression. They experienced and knew hardship but they also knew how to have fun and work hard. Once, they rode their bikes from Pontiac to Springfield to work for a lady who lived on a hill. Later, when they grew up, Grandpa served in … Continue reading Vintage Lane: 1940