On Thanking Slaughtered Sheep for Book Awards
APRIL 29, 2009
So I thanked Melissa, thanked Renee, then I hold on to your hat--thanked my sheep. But it was a gratitude that came from acknowledging I was eating the flesh of an animal, and in order for me to do that, Melissa and I had worked very hard to be sustainable and humane farmers" (252). Jenny sent me a link to a remarkably-ironic story that was very tough to get through. Remember Catherine Friend, who wrote Compassionate Carnivore ?