Months ago, I was going to write about making my first drum.
Of the Earth: Eating and being
The greens and meat are made of all these things, all these places, and more. And so, too, are we, as we ingest them.
Hunting: The encyclopedia entry
Suppose you knew someone who was asked to write an encyclopedia entry.
You never know
I once knew a man who had a small horizontal sign above his front door frame, up against the ceiling. If you looked up, you saw it just before you stepped outside: “You never know.” The more time I spend in the woods, the more sense the motto makes.
The not-so-clean kill: Intent gone wrong
Had I, he asked, ever wounded an animal but failed to kill and recover it? If so, how did I deal with that?
The world of hunting: Diversity in plain sight
Every once in a while, a non-hunter asks me, “What’s the hunter’s perspective on such-and-such?”
Huntophobia: A reader rethinks anti-hunter prejudice
You never know how a conversation will reverberate, or what shape its echoes will take if they return to you.