A new dress. Bob took us to the movies in his Packard Straight Eight. Oh, those few minutes alone afterwards. I said that you may have anything in the world you want that I can give you. Did I think before I spoke? Yes. Why did I say it? You answered me yourself. Because I trust you. You are the only person in the world to whom I could have said that because you are the only one in the world whom I love and in whom I have such perfect confidence.
This is the journal of Virginia Lee Scott, my grandmother, written when she was seventeen and first dating my grandfather, John Arnold Wilson. It's a dairy published by Media Drug Stores and includes space for two entries per day, with facts about the era printed at the bottom, which I have included in italics. Following, 1928, is the journal of John Arnold Wilson, my grandfather, at age nineteen and in love with my grandmother, followed by my grandmother's journal in 1931.