Author: marymillerchiao

REST IN PEACE Beloved Brooklyn Dodgers The 2021 baseball season is here, but, for me, it will never be the same as it was in the 1950s. In the years after World War II, America prospered. The economy was robust. Business boomed, and new construction topped the charts. Inflation was at a minimum, and unemployment […]

I Like Ike

I’ll never forget the summer of 1952 when I was eight years old and living on the north shore of Long Island in New York.  World War II had been over for seven years, and war hero, General Dwight D. Eisenhower, was campaigning for president.  He was a popular candidate.  My Mom and Dad and […]