Letters, Jun. 27, 1949

The Good Life


I would like to give a word of hope to college graduates of '49 [TIME, June 6] ...

We have been married less than ten years, have three healthy, intelligent children, a city home furnished and paid for, a car, and have just bought a country place with 15 acres of land—fishing and swimming available—which should be paid for within five years; and we have done this on less than $5,000 a year (we could have made more but we want time to enjoy the good life . . .).


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