Often when we are studying Old West history we come upon anomalies that seem too modern for the times. For example, when the U.S. army wife, Martha Summerhayes, arrived at Fort Apache in 1874 she reported seeing an army officer's wife playing tennis, one presumes on the remote garrison's tennis court.
The other day I got this from The Top Secret Writer:
"If you put guys with sunglasses in a wagon train the movie people would think you were crazy."
—The Top Secret Writer
And, how about this ancient Jackrattler skate boarder:
Well, not quite. It's actually an In-din jackrabbit with a lizard's tale and cascabeles, holding a flower. Lynda Sanchez explains: