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Georgetown Loop Railroad with Zeb and Soapy Smith Duck

Soapy Smith Duck and I, Zeb the Duck, took our moms to Georgetown, Colorado to ride the narrow gauge train.

We live about 40 minutes away and it was a beautiful, sunny Colorado day.   338 more words

MOVIE REVIEW | Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull’s History Lesson (1976)

In a nutshell, Bored & Dangerous says: “It has a message, it has things to say, and it never makes any bones about saying them openly and directly.” 666 more words

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FEMINIST FRIDAY

Annie Oakley’s birthday was celebrated on August 13.  When I read the biography about her that was written to celebrate her birthday I was very moved by how this woman used what talents were available to her and cultivated those talents to lift herself out of poverty and have a life of her own making.   800 more words

THOUGHTS ON THURSDAY - USING YOUR TALENT

Tomorrow I am going to talk about Annie Oakley, a woman who used her talent to pull herself out of poverty.

Feminist Friday

Annie Oakley

A cabinet card, from the 1880s, of Annie Oakley.

Original sepia photo.

Colourised

13th August - On This Day In History

Born:

1860 Annie Oakley (Wild West heroine and sharp shooter)

Died:

1910 Florence Nightingale (pioneering nurse)

On This Day:

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