They Think of the Moment

In Burbank, Calif., Mrs. Jane O'Gorman, mother of a two-year-old son, bought a small cottage on a quiet street. It was not unlike all the other small cottages on the same shaded street, but to Jane O'Gorman it was salvation.

Jane's life was like millions of others: she married a soldier, trekked from camp to camp, had her baby, watched her husband go overseas. Then the lonely days set in. After a year of aimless waiting and aimless worrying, Jane bought the house. Now the hours once spent in nervous frustration go into...

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