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My Wild Child!

My daughter, Justine lived large. She did things her way and when she did something she did it in a huge way. There was nothing mediocre to the way she lived her life. 273 more words

Not My Story To Tell

Cathy Lynn Brooks reblogged this on Cathy Lynn Brooks and commented:

“My mother…was perfectly horrified when I began shooting and tried to keep me in school, but I would run away and go quail shooting in the woods or trim my dresses with wreaths of wildflowers.”~Annie Oakley This is a quote I used in one of my blogs because it reminded me of my daughter, Justine. I'm entering it here

Annie Oakley

Annie Oakley was born Phoebe Ann Mosey, in a log cabin in 1860. Her parents were quakers, and her mother had a difficult love life. When her mother was 18, she married Annie’s father, who was a few months shy of 50. 415 more words


Today, August 13th, is Annie Oakley's Birthday (Just for Fun)

But she never did shoot the man she loved… she married her husband when she was 16 and they were married 50 years.  He passed away only 18 days after her death.   114 more words


Annie Oakley

According to Special Days in August (http://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2015/07/25/special-days-in-august-2015-2/), Annie Oakley was born Aug. 13, 1860.  We had not studied her before, so this day last year, I thought we should add her to our timeline.  153 more words

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Annie Get Your Gun

Happy Birthday Annie Oakley ~ Born Phoebe Ann Moses on August 13, 1860, in Darke County, Ohio, the woman who would be known as Annie Oakley. 167 more words


13th August - On This Day In History


1860 Annie Oakley (frontiers woman)


1910 Florence Nightingale (nurse during the Crimean War)

On This Day:

1960 Chad proclaims its independence from France… 11 more words

August 13 in history

1516  The Treaty of Noyon between France and Spain was signed. Francis recognised Charles’s claim to Naples, and Charles recognises Francis’s claim to Milan.

1521… 449 more words