* Alice B. Toklas is born in San Francisco.
* As a young girl, Alice studies music.
* Alice's mother dies.
* In Alice's teen years, literature becomes her passion.
* Alice meets Gertrude Stein's brother and sister-in-law.
* Alice arrives in Paris in 1907.
* Alice meets Helene, Stein's housekeeper.
* Helene expresses dislike of Henri Matisse.
* Helene leaves the Stein home to spend more time with her family.
* Helene returns to the Stein home to find that Gertrude and Alice's friends have all become famous.
* Alice is introduced to famous artists, Matisse, Picasso, and Cézanne.
* Alice learns about art and culture in Paris.
* Alice receives French lessons from Fernande Picasso.
* Gertrude Stein finishes school at Johns Hopkins.
* Mr. Stein discovers Cézanne while in Florence.
* The Steins visit Vollard's gallery for the first time.
* Gertrude Stein writes the poem "Vollard and Cézanne."
* The Steins begin to purchase works by C...
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