Chinatown’s Avenging Angel

Find more Blasts from the Past in Andi’s Attic >> Mrs. M wrote this story for The Old Schoolhouse Magazine in November 2012, not long after San Francisco Smugglers was published. She did so much research into the slave trade during that day that Mrs. M could not keep the results to herself. Although AndiContinue reading “Chinatown’s Avenging Angel”

Andi’s Journal-The Black Beast

See more journal entries in Andi’s Attic >> Summer, 1886 My family (Mother, Luisa, and Nila) cook on a wood cookstove. Most were black but some were fancier. The Carter house has a fancy cookstove, and the Carter women all know how to run it perfectly. Fresh-baked bread, light cakes, sugar cookies, a beef roast. Mother,Continue reading “Andi’s Journal-The Black Beast”