Wednesday, April 24

Addie get your gun

Clementine isn't quite as adventurous as me, but she did want to go meet her heroine, Annie Oakley.

Oakley was an American sharpshooter and exhibition shooter whose amazing talent led to a starring role in Buffalo Bill's Wild West show.

Hired by Nate Salsbury on April, 24, 1885, she became one of the first American female superstars.

Oakley's most famous trick was splitting a playing card, edge-on, and putting several more holes in it before it could touch the ground, while using a .22 caliber rifle, at 90 feet.

Boy howdy, Clementine and I better practice!

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