What might’ve seemed like an indigent family scavenging — a family going on weekend outings to gather abandoned or discarded, still living, freshly killed, or already dead food from the countryside — was actually just a way of life.
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How we lived off the land – in La Costa, Vista, Dairy Mart Rd., and Spring Valley
Important features of squirrel husbandry
By June the Beecheys and their dark-eyed young promised to become an Egyptian plague, and my husband, who carries spiders out of the house instead of flushing them, suggested poison.