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Deer hunting too often a blood sport

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The deer are hungry, and their numerous tracks crisscrossing my property reveal their incessant search for food. During, and right after, our two large snowfalls, they fed on my arborvitae trees. Some deer who survived the recent hunting season will not survive the winter. Hunting is a cruel sport, but underneath the beautiful body of Mother Nature beats the heart of a killer also. Writers who wax poetic about the serenity of rural life have ...

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