Here’s my essay for the “Why It’s OK to Eat Meat” contest the New York Times Magazine put on a few weeks ago. As I mentioned in an earlier post, I didn’t win and I’m OK with that; some of the other essays were truly superb.
By Barbara Falconer Newhall
When our son was a boy he was tormented by headaches. Tests showed he was allergic to the seven-story cypress tree growing outside his bedroom window. “Cut that tree down,” said the pediatrician. [Read more...]