Original First Paragraph
Charlie Pickle led a difficult life, sharing his name with a delicatessen savory. That was strike one. The fact that he was an orphan? An easy strike two. Strike three: the minor detail that he inadvertently and quite punctually leaped back and forth through time.
Did You Know
...is never described in the book In a Pickle (besides being lean), but as I wrote him I always pictured a redhead.
...might look something like THIS BOY (Pinterest link)
Pictures of 1920's Clothing (UNDER CONSTRUCTION)
BOY'S KNICKERS (trousers or pants - Pinterest link)
MORE TO COME...