Eileen Soenksen, 24, was walking down the hall one day at OHare Air Reserve Station near Chicago when Jack Carson spotted her. It was November 1948, and the 26-year-old Air Force flight instructor was instantly smitten. He still remembers what Eileen was wearing: a green skirt, white sweater and black high-heeled pumps.
They started seeing each other every day. Two weeks into their relationship, as they talked about their families, Hyun felt Tae might be the man shed been looking for. We were both mature and we had figured ourselves out. If we were to get married, we felt it was more than just the two of us. We were also marrying two families, Tae says.
An exhibit at Graceland, Elvis Presleys longtime Memphis home that today serves as a museum and tourist attraction, commemorates the 60 years since Presley cut his first record, Thats All Right, at Sun Studio in July 1954. It was played on the radio days later, and many believe its release marked the birth of mainstream rock n roll.
A trip sampling the diversity of Southeast Asian destinations can take you from the sleek modernity of Singapore to the ancient temples of Cambodias Angkor Wat. And then there are the beaches of Thailand: relaxing, beautiful and for the adventurous spring-breaker, a lot more exotic than Miami.
Tunics werent always fashionable, but we are fans of modern incarnations. High-end designer Victoria Beckham took the shape from plebian to posh in her spring 2011 collection for New York Fashion Week.
True to its namesake, the romper, originally designed as play clothes for children, is made for romping around without worry. The modern, grown-up take is perfect for the park, pool or bicycling.
We recently discovered that our daughter-in-law writes a blog about us that sneers at everything we do and care about. Even the name of the blog references us in a mean way.
DEAR JEANNE AND LEONARD: Our family is divided over whether our brother should have to repay the money he borrowed from our father. My two brothers think Ritchie needs to make good on the loans. But my sister and I want to let it drop.
When the Central Ice Co. first got going in the early years of the 20th century, it was one of two dozen or so ice dealers in the vicinity of downtown. The history of the company and this building, in the 2000 block of Campbell Street, intersects in ensuing years with some prominent names