I’m writing about food foraging for my MFA. I advise others to be extremely careful when foraging for wild food. Avoid poisoning yourself. “When in doubt, throw it out,” and all that. But I can be rash when deciding what to put in my own mouth. My thesis adviser suggested I explore this paradoxical way […]Read more "My Father on Foraging for Berries and Bears"
If you’ll indulge me, I’d like to share a story of prejudice, indiscriminate killing, and–hopefully–survival. One day, I sat in my high school library frantically searching for a topic for my science (or was it social studies?) project. This was before the Internet, so I believe I was flipping through catalogs or magazines. I found […]Read more "Saving the Gray Wolf"