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My dear grandmother, who is ninety-two, suggested that I post an entry about killing, cleaning and cooking turtles. She thinks it would be entertaining. And it would, no doubt – but turtle is not high on my list of exotic animals to eat, much less slaughter. She was raised on a farm in rural Tennessee, […]


Last summer, I spent a few days camping with my friend Mikel and a crazy Frenchman he picked up in Austin named Dimitri. The crazy Frenchman prepared impressive meals for us nightly on a propane Coleman stove, taking frequent breaks to smoke cigarettes and drink cans of Budweiser. One night he made an interesting melange […]