Whoa You Donkey . . . Whoa!

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Jackass Junction Publishing, 2006 - Biography & Autobiography - 156 pages
Whoa you donkey...WHOA! is humor columnist Jackass Jill's collected true tales of mining camps and donkey trails. This modern day gold prospector, treasure hunter and mineral collector, chronicles misadventures with her donkey companions, Willy and Shaggy, in remote ghost towns and mining districts of the frontier west. Guaranteed a fun read for anyone who loves outdoor adventure, animals and eccentric characters.
 

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This is a delightful collection of non-fiction articles written by the author, aka Jackass Jill, for a prospecting magazine and The Brayer. Yes she really is a lady prospector. The articles all fit ... Read full review

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Contents

Donkey Prospectors Strike Paydirt
9
Fat Worms
11
Whoa You Donkeys Whoa
13
Just Another Gold Trail Day
14
A Miners Menu
17
Firewater Mountain
19
Rollin Rollin Rollin
21
Land of the 59ers
23
Pueblo Springs New Mexico
79
San Mateo Mountains
82
Burro Donkey Mule or Ass?
85
Drywashing
88
Silver
90
Rodeo Tavern
94
Uncle Wayne and the Labyrinth Mine
98
Logging in the Zuni Mountains
102

Moose Mosquitos and Gold
26
A Prospectors Friend
27
New Mexico or Bust
30
Cigars and Black Gold
33
Mountain Lions and Bighorn Sheep
36
Locoweed
40
Tommyknockers
42
Ladrone
46
Curly Bill and Skeleton Canyon
48
Hot High Noon
52
Searching to Find El Dorado
55
Don Quoxite and Sancho Panza
59
Quest
62
Kelly Mine or Bust
64
Mule and Donkey Ride and Drive
67
Smilin Jack and the Lost Gold Mine
69
Camp Cuisine
71
Desert Winter
74
The Other HoleintheWall Gang
77
Soapy and the Black Bear
106
Alaska Bears
110
Stacy and the Javelina
113
MicroGold
115
Assassin Bug
117
Dead Meat
122
Pollyannas Mountain Lion
127
California Dreamin
129
Boiled Mule
132
Epilogue
137
Ore Deposits of the San Juan Mountains
140
The Hard Tack Mine History
142
The Ghosts of Rosedale and its Mines
143
Eliminate Cinch Sores From Your Donkeys
144
A Few Mining Terms
146
American Donkey Mule Society Terminology
149
About the Author
153
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