Category Archives: Postcard

Postcard: Carp are thriving, unpopular in Wyoming waterways; can be composted (August 31, 2012)

My friend Ogre invited me bow fishing at a remote reservoir in Wyoming. The scene of cows strolling the dung-littered beach there was surreal. This is a strange postcard, but I love the sound. Bow Hunting For Carp Postcard “Wyoming … Continue reading

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Playing with food: Laramie carries on turkey curling tradition for charity (November 21, 2012)

Wyoming is full of winter sports aficionados, and curling is a popular one. But this is the only place I know of that hosts a tournament where people curl turkeys for charity. I tried it. It’s hard. Turkey Curling Postcard … Continue reading

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Postcard: After Hurricanes, How To Heal Haiti (March 2, 2009)

Being a contractor at NPR afforded me a lot of free time for travel. My mother and uncle had been deeply involved in supporting a Catholic mission in northern Haiti for years at that point, and traveled there often. I … Continue reading

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Postcard: A taste of beef in South Korea (October 19, 2008)

During a trip to South Korea, I noticed signs on many restaurants assuring potential customers that their beef was not from the United States. This baffled me, as America’s beef export industry is enormous. It turns out, there was a … Continue reading

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