By Bill Peeler She had a body that would take more than one solid punch to knock down. The pink feathers on her more-than-ample bosom were having a helluva time staying put. Her fire-engine-red mouth was as well meant for shouting as singing. The upright piano tinkled in the background as she belted out raucous songs about life in British Columbia’s mining towns. Like … [Read more...] about Songs of a Soiled Dove: Reliving History at 3 Valley Gap, British Columbia, Canada
By Harry Singh While moving from San Francisco to Bodie, a little girl wrote in her diary: “Goodbye God, I’m going to Bodie,” a phrase that came to be known throughout the west. As the legend goes, Bodie was second to none for its wickedness. Justice vigilante-style, saloon brawls, and stagecoach robberies became more the norm than the exception. Reputations are earned … [Read more...] about Bodie… Second to None for Wickedness!