K is for Kindred Spirits

Thanks for celebrating my book launch with me…Photo is vintage 1934 from the Archives of the Likness family. The gal on the left is my mom, and the son of the gal on the right sent me this photo after he found some photos I had posted from the same era tagged with my mom’s name. He searched for her name from where it was written on the back of this photo and he contacted me from info on my blog. I was able to send him a few more from the old Vancouver, B.C. neighborhood where our grandparents and parents lived in the early ’30s. And he sent me this one and some others. Such random wonders and serendipitous connections come from the www.

How Amazing to be There!

Another tidbit from researching Miss Livingstone’s fictional life was an event I would have loved to have seen. An outdoor Houdini stunt in her home town. She would have been 21 in 1908, and living in Boston as an adventurous gal, I’m sure she would’ve gone to see Houdini jump from the Harvard Bridge into the Charles River to make his…