Pearl promised that if I lit her Chanukah candle and made a wish for true love, it would come true.


December 2, 1964, Wednesday

I worked of the Senior Play, Home Sweet Homicide after school, then went to Pearls to stay all night, because the play is on TV! We ate dinner and went to bed at 10:00, then got up at 12:30 and watched it. It’s so ridiculous, I couldn’t keep my eyes open and went back to bed. Tonight I lit one of Pearl’s Chanukah candles and wished Byron would like me! She promised it would come true. I’m really depending on it. I’d give anything to have a chance to see if I really like him. I’ll never know. All I want for Christmas is him!

saffrons rule chanukah candles

I have been wishing, hoping and praying for Byron half the year, hoping he will break up with his steady girlfriend and ask me out.  Now I’m turning to Chanukah Candles, to make it happen.  

Home Sweet Homicide (1946)


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Sharrie Williams is the author of The Maybelline Story and a direct descendant of the Maybelline Cosmetic Family. Great niece of Maybelline founder Tom Lyle Williams. Buy a signed copy today.
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