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I could have been Miss Kitty.

by Bevvie on January 23, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

When I was young, I would watch Gunsmoke with my grandmother. I don't believe that I appreciated Miss Kitty then. Now as I watch reruns of Matt Dillon and Gunsmoke, I realize that Miss Kitty was quite the woman. She owned her own business and spoke her mind. I could have been Miss Kitty. Maybe. I certainly speak my mind.


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