Confessions of a Cowgirl IV
I’m used to seeing animals like deer or bald eagles whenever I drive to the grocery store. Wild animals are a part of everyday life around here, and sometimes I forget that my everyday experience isn’t everyone’s.
A huge part of living among wildlife is living among people with a passion for hunting these animals for meat and sport. Big hunters like to mount their largest catches and display them like trophies. They hang animal heads in their bedrooms and living rooms. It’s more effective, however, to display your trophies where more people can see them. Good locations always include the business that you run: your car dealership, your plumbing store, your sports shop, or…
…your grocery store.
Last summer, my husband and I played host family to a 16 year old German boy. He could not stop gawking at the meat section of this small town grocery store.
It’s funny how things can seem so normal to you until you start looking through the eyes of someone new.
Confessions of a Cowgirl #4:
“It’s a five-point buck,” I told the boy as he stared at the mounted elk head. Around here, how to properly label a buck is easier to know than which brand of hotdogs you want.