Writer or painter god-parents are notoriously unreliable. That is, there is certain before long to be a cooling of friendship.
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Source Notes: The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas (chapter 7, "After the War--1919-1932") (1933). Alice B. Toklas and Stein were asked to be godmothers ("an English war comrade of Hemingway was to be godfather") of Ernest Hemingway's son, baptized in the Episcopal Church.
Gertrude Stein (February 3, 1874, in Pittsburgh - July 27, 1946) was an American writer, poet, feminist, playwright and catalyst in the development of modern art and literature, who spent most of her life in France.
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