Items by Marcia Hensley

Meet me tonight in (the West’s) Atlantic City
Meet me tonight in (the West’s) Atlantic City
The rugged Old West meets New West in a tiny Wyoming town.
On becoming reacquainted with sandhill cranes
On becoming reacquainted with sandhill cranes
I’m on my way south to chase the first harbingers of spring in our High Plains desert home.
Why Jim Unger came West: a Yellowstone love affair
Wyoming tough?
Wyoming tough?
Pioneer women get the Hollywood treatment
Chosen by Wyoming
Chosen by Wyoming
Sometimes it seems like everybody is retiring and moving to Florida, but some of us die-hard Westerners are determined to stay, despite Wyoming’s harsh winters.
Letting go
Letting go
Say goodbye to summer, and welcome the fall.
Dust off your survival skills
Dust off your survival skills
In tough economic times like these, we could learn a lot from our pioneer ancestors, who managed to survive – and thrive – in a harsh Western landscape.
The single women who homesteaded the West
The single women who homesteaded the West
The women who homesteaded the Old West defy the stereotypes we make of them.
The single women who homesteaded the West
The single women who homesteaded the West
The women who settled in the Old West defy stereotypes.
Camping: We get grimy, look funky and love it
The writer loves the grit of camping out in a special place
Spring comes grudgingly to Wyoming’s high desert
Spring comes grudgingly to Wyoming’s high desert
Although I expect more heartless wind and freezing nights, I think winter’s tight grip has been loosened. Summer lies ahead.
Sometimes, it takes a tourist
The writer tells of a German tourist who rekindled her fascination with the Oregon Trail close to her Wyoming home
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