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Glamour Shot Game!

Hey, let’s play a game. It’s easy and short and, most importantly, it’s as much fun for me as it will be for you.

Look up your name + glamour shots. 209 more words

Wednesday Writings

What Era Do You Wish You Had Lived In?

I love this question, don’t you? I think of myself as an old soul (some great articles… 536 more words


Wild Women of the Old West

Often unsung heroines, the women who trailblazed (alongside their husbands, or on their own through the loss of said man along the trail, or who headed west to forge a new way of living) were the backbone of settlements.   150 more words


Buffalo Bill and the Art (and Crafting) of Historical Memory

While researching the 150th anniversary of the Pony Express a few years ago, I often saw references to Joy S. Kasson’s, Buffalo Bill’s Wild West: Celebrity, Memory and Popular History… 698 more words


Little Sure Shot: West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

Annie Oakley shunned respectability to become a pioneering sharp shooter and campaigner for women’s rights in the late 1800s.

An attraction on touring shows, it was with Buffalo Bill’s Wild West that she gained wider prominence and her stage name – Little Sure Shot – by fellow performer Sitting Bull. 231 more words

Annie Oakley

Aim at a high mark and you’ll hit it. No, not the first time, nor the second time. Maybe not the third. But keep on aiming and keep on shooting for only practice will make you perfect.

― Annie Oakley