"That's not how you play castanets!" the 90-year-old woman snapped at a dinner party last night. She added, "I should know, in the 40's I was a Spanish dancer at the Latin Quarter". Claire Holloway then proceeded to show us how to strap them tightly onto our thumbs. Thanks to her we were able to drive everyone batty with our clacking.
Here, I'm holding a 1943 photo. Claire smiles with a pet raccoon in front of Piper Cub she learned to fly in.