Month: June 2021

High on the Hog

Vegans, PETA, & the Squeamish Should Skip This Post I’ve done many interviews over the years. But never from inside a kill room, standing next to an enormous hog suspended from the rafters by a hook, blood seeping from its… Read More ›

68 x 4

You know the great thing about camping? It’s forced relaxation! The hundred little things you could be doing around the house are nonexistent. Instead, there are hammocks to swing in, books to read, scenery to stare at. We did all… Read More ›

TickTalk

Tuesday was a weird day. It started with the weather. My parents had an early flight, so they left for the airport at 4:30 a.m., when Tara and I were still in bed. I was kind of half-awake, because I… Read More ›

I Suck at Relaxing

Saturday, I had an epiphany: I suck at relaxing. After shopping for groceries, mowing the lawn, and spending over an hour plucking weeds from the ground in 90-degree heat I wandered into the backyard, sweaty and sore, and found Tara… Read More ›