My, but my grandmother Sawyer was a popular
gal during WWII.. Last year I posted a few photos I had of nose art
featuring her and since then others have come forward to share their
photos and fond memories of Sawyer. A hearty Huzzah! for such generosity!
As I've mentioned before, Sawyer was very active in the war effort,
not just abroad, but on the Hollywood home front. A recent event
expands on the latter. I was fortunate to obtain some scrapbooks
from the writer/cinema historian who is working on Sawyer's
biography segment of an upcoming tv series called "Women of the
Golden Age". They had some fascinating information and photos
that expand on those early days of the war and beyond. A lot of the
findings include recollections by my grandparents' close circle of
friends. We are still sorting through it all, but I've posted a sample
photo and some excerpts that I felt would make interesting reading.
Last but not least, I am delighted to share a very special story that my
grandmother first told me when I was a very little kitten. At the
urging of my oldest son, I've had it transcribed and illustrated. We have
his wife to thank for the suggestion it be added to these pages.
We hope you enjoy these pages too, for as grandfather used to say " I
want everyone to have the fun that I have".
William E. Cat