About Us

Girls Gone Wilder is a blog featuring love letters to, life lessons from, and acerbic observations on the Little House on the Prairie books and TV, circa 1981.

Our main focus is the show reviews Anne wrote after watching Little House episodes when she looked like this:

(Anne at 11)

Anne Laker is principal of Laker Verbal LLC, hostess of the radio show Flick Fix, and really digs calico. She learned to sew in 1981 for the express purpose of making a sunbonnet.

She has owned several sunbonnets.

(Tracy at 11)

Tracy Ball is an advertising copywriter who lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She proudly embraces her love of vintage motorscooters and midcentury design. You can visit her professional site at tracyrball.com.

She has never owned a sunbonnet and has no future plans to don one.

┬áThe authors as they are today. The painting is “Landscape with Covered Wagon” by Asher Brown Durand (1847) at Newfields (formerly the Indianapolis Museum of Art.)