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Beaver Brook is a trail I’ve had on my “hiking bucket list” for about a year.  Map Master and I finally got there on Friday, August 8th.   344 more words

Annie Oakley: Little Sure Shot.

In the “About” section of this blog I mention doing occasional “Beyond The Books” special features concerning historical and cultural topics outside of literature. I’m kicking off that feature today with a quick look at an important Ohioan, whose birthday is today: legendary sharpshooter Annie Oakley, born Phoebe Ann Mosey on August 13, 1860 in Darke County, Ohio. 698 more words

The Wild West

What can money buy?  Well quite a lot!  On my travels back from the Black Hills I stopped off in North Platte Nebraska just to see what money can buy.  298 more words

Travel Talk

William F. ‘Buffalo Bill’ Cody Lock Of Hair

A desirable lock of several strands of Buffalo Bill Cody’s hair, measuring 2.5″ long, taken from a larger lock that has been passed down through the Cody family. 177 more words

RR Auctions

Johnston to talk cowboys, Indians and pioneers at Heritage Lecture

Courtesy of Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Cody, Wyoming
William F. Cody and Wild West Show members in front of John Wannamaker’s Store in Philadelphia, California, in 1908. 490 more words


Write About What You Know: Top Five Shows Within A Show

They always tell you to write about what you know. The writing is easier if it is in the familiar and this applies to anything you are writing. 1,018 more words

HI 5

Westward Ho!

Mom, Beth, and I traveled to Atlanta, Georgia in March 2014 for a field trip with Lighthouse Homeschool Co-op to see the state Senate in session. 1,339 more words