Being a Time Traveler can be a Challenge but has its Rewards, too.
A Challenge? Remembering what Year it is, what's been Invented (or not), and what Tense to use when Speaking.
When Momma and I Ran Away from Slavery I had to leave my doll behind. So when I spotted this Little Darling in 1934 I knew she had to be mine.
Thankfully, I was able to Smuggle her back to 1864 since she's Homemade with materials available in 1864.
How could I Resist her?! My own little Steampunk Aeronaut Doll complete with Goggles!
I named her Amelia after Amelias Bloomer, Earhart and Peabody.
Momma thinks she's a Boy doll since she's wearing (gasp!) Pants, Jacket, Cap, Goggles, Boots, and Gloves. (Momma doesn't acknowledge Rational Dress yet.)
I've been Humming this Song since I got her:
- Oh! you beautiful doll,
- You great big beautiful doll!
- Let me put my arms about you,
- I could never live without you.
Yes, I know it's a Song from 1911. (See what I Mean about the Challenges of being a Time Traveller?)
But the author of the song, Seymour Brown, was Born in Philadelphia in 1885, so maybe he'll Hear me someday and Then write it!