As a hunter, and a staunch conservationist, I was distraught to learn of the dangers eagles, hawks, and other birds of prey face with human use of lead in wild ecosystems. I wrote this piece on the dangers of lead ammo for the MRCC newsletter, and I hope it helps my fellow hunters learn what they can do to help stop raptor lead poisoning.
Comparison, jealously, and envy are all sneaky joy-thiefs with their roots in a feeling of inadequacy. Let’s talk about it.
Conscious vulnerability is a GD ballet. It’s a balance between fear and courage. It’s scary and sh*tty and f*cking beautiful.
To get anywhere near there, we’ve gotta release our grip. Let the corners of our mouths relax (maybe that means frowning – or crying). I have a refrigerator magnet that says ‘LET GO OR BE DRAGGED.’"