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Second Looks: Annie Oakley (1935)

Recently, in honor of Barbara Stanwyck’s birthday, TCM aired a collection of her ’30s films, including her first (and probably most well-known) Western: Annie Oakley… 496 more words

Film

Scout's Rest Ranch

The flamboyance! The theatre! The wallpaper! The off-season home and entertaining epicenter of Co. Cody’s life was quite a fabulous place. A larger-than-life Italianate house for a larger-than-life character. 133 more words

Adventures

Little Sure Shot Aimed to Please

c 2015 by Jan MacKell Collins

Ironically, one of the West’s best known celebrities never crossed the Mississippi until she was well into her career. Yet for Annie Oakley, stories of her incredible shooting talents spread far beyond the west like wildfire. 1,000 more words

Characters In History

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

On Her Own Terms

Justine lived large. She did things her way and when she did something she did it in a huge way. There was nothing mediocre in the way she lived her life. 260 more words

Not My Story To Tell

Annie Oakley Quote

I saw this great little illustration on Pinterest. I love looking at old photos of Annie Oakley.  She was an interesting woman– unique for her time.   176 more words

This Godforsaken Place by Cinda Gault

It is 1885, and Abigail Peacock wishes she had never come to this Godforsaken place (otherwise known as Northwestern Ontario).

No matter how much I want to deny it, I had to admit that I was inescapably trapped, bayed in this Godforsaken place, and brought to my knees with the despair of it.

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Canadian Lit

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