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A great photo

Posted by on Nov 15, 2009 in Memories | Comments Off on A great photo

A great photo

Goldie’s grandsons Mike Sterling and Rick Sterling sent this photo of them with a picture of Goldie that was burned into red leather that they had framed. Pretty cool.

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Book signing in Frisco

Posted by on Nov 11, 2009 in Book Signings | Comments Off on Book signing in Frisco

The book signing in Frisco at The Next Page bookstore on September 27 was a great success. Nancy Cook provided musical entertainment to the delight of everyone who passed by the store and stopped in. Be sure to check out her new CD, “Focus.” The event was a celebration of the opening of the bookstore’s new wine and tea bar, and they even had special wine with Last Wild West Cowgirls labels. Nancy gave away a CD and I gave away a book to the cowgirl with the best hat and to the cowgirl with the best boots. Dan Moroz graciously consented to be our judge for audience applause....

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Story in Summit Daily News

Posted by on Nov 10, 2009 in In the News | Comments Off on Story in Summit Daily News

Wild cowgirl story hits Frisco By Kimberly Nicoletti Summit Daily News Kay Turnbaugh didn’t know she had a complete story until she met Goldie Griffith’s grandson, who held the newspaper clippings of how Goldie tried to kill his grandfather. You see, Goldie was a fiery, obstinate cowgirl. She got married in front of 8,000 people during Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show. A few years later, standing in the streets of Denver, she aimed her gun at her husband, and fired several shots, all of which missed. As officials hauled her off to jail, she wasn’t afraid to shout out...

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Book signing at the Nederland Library

Posted by on Nov 10, 2009 in Book Signings | Comments Off on Book signing at the Nederland Library

The Nederland Community Library staff–Gretchen Beatty, Louise Fordyce and crew–helped set up the room next to the library in the Nederland shopping center for my first book signing on August 13. We put posters on the walls and left up the carousel decorations made by the Summer Reading Program kids. The big, impersonal room took on a homey Victorian feel when they finished. Fifty-four people–lots of old-timers along with lots of newcomers to the area–showed up for my first reading, and it was a treat from start to finish. We all shared some fun memories and some...

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