……..I bet you thought they would include “snowflakes that stay on my nose and eyelashes.” Nope, a few of my favorite things? Heyday Books and Trains! (Electric or steam, if it runs on tracks, it’s a train in my book.) If you are going to be in the Bay Area on Wednesday, April 30th, don’t miss this event! And if you are looking for wonderful books, don’t pass up Heyday, they publish a wide array of genres. Check them out.

heydaybanner Book design by David Dugan Ten Lions Author Talk: How Streetcars and Cable Cars Shaped  San Francisco’s History Wednesday, April 30 at 6:00 p.m. California Historical Society 678 Mission St., San Francisco more info> Join author Rick Laubscher for a presentation and reception celebrating his new book, On Track. San Francisco just wouldn’t be the same without its colorful streetcars and cable cars. Rick Laubscher, president of Market Street Railway, will tell a few of the remarkable stories of these vintage forms of public transit detailed in his new book, On Track. Free for CHS and Heyday members, $5 general admission; RSVP here. Doors open at 5:45 p.m. and event begins no later than 6:15 p.m.

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