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The Day I Shot the Rat

We had many interesting stories when we were remodeling our house. One of the best stories I remember is The Day I Shot the Rat. Yes, a rat. 1,554 more words

Annie Came Back

At first, Buffalo Bill Cody didn’t want Annie Oakley in his Wild West show.

He already had a top-notch shooter named Captain Bogardus. Plus, fancy shooting acts were a dime a dozen. 331 more words

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