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  • Joe has been dead nine months
  • Jamie wore pink linen to a picnic, stopped going to church, wears high heels, and a $10 hat
  • tea cake taught Janie to drive
  • the undertaker that Phoebe knows wife died and he lives in a nice house with furniture
  • tea cake hasn't asked her for any money
  • there are three other widows in town but the men do not ask them out because they are broke
  • blue is tea cakes favorite color
  • Annie Tyler went off with a young guy called Who Flung he stole all of her money and she came back to town and died
  • Jacksonville Florida tea cake in Janie get married, Phoebe told her to pin $200 to her skin, she has $10 in her purse

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  • tea cake takes the $200 and bought a chicken dinner for the railroad people, paid two dollars so ugly women wouldn't come to the dinner, got into a fist fight, played guitar spent everything except for $12
  • spent $15 for a new guitar, tea cake pawned his guitar so he could visit Janie and take her out
  • Genie has $1200 in the bank
  • tea cake plans to spend $12 playing dice gambling
  • cuts nine hairs off Janey's head for good luck
  • he gets cut by a razor but he wins $322. He gives $200 back to Janie
  • they go to the Everglades to pick beans
  • Janie learns how to shoot a gun she shoots game rabid squirrels and shoots alligators at night by shining a light on them and shooting them in the dark and sells the alligator hides
  • she picks beans because tea cake misses her in the day so they go to work together, she has friends and tea cake in Janie are the center of activity in the been picking town and she likes it there