40–Meet Calamity . . . Doris?
when we drove through there in early August. We ate where Bill was killed by Jack McCall–which sounds more morbid than it is…he was killed in the poker room of a saloon. They stage reenactments of his murder every night, I think.
I’m sorry it’s a guy reading the autobiography, but it’s still amazing to hear her own words. She was one tough cookie. And while she has the reputation for being, um…not the most attractive woman of her time, I think she was actually a rather handsome woman–far less…weathered than I would have imagined for one of Custer’s scouts.
For some more local color and American Realism. Let’s bring ourselves back from the mannered Victorian brink into a little good old American…Puritanism? Victorianism?
When everyone knew their place…
NOTICE–Calamity PODCAST! Don’t know what happened, but I’m re-recording part of the cast and uploading, 1:13pm AZ Time, 2/2/07 (Happy Groundhogs!).