Page 202. " The thin trees down. The waterways a gray sludge. A blackened jackstraw land. "

 

Silex spring in Yellowstone National Park.
Creative Commons Attribution Share AlikeSilex spring in Yellowstone National Park. - Credit: Mila Zinkova
Page 204. " They sat in the road and ate leftover skillet bread "
Skillet bread
Creative Commons AttributionSkillet bread - Credit: ponto

 Skillet bread, as the name suggests, is a simple bread that can be made in a frying pan, often over an open fire.

Recipe: Skillet Corn Bread

 

Page 217. " he stopped and picked up an arrowhead "
White quartz, with gyrolite and calcite
Creative Commons Attribution Share AlikeWhite quartz, with gyrolite and calcite - Credit: Rob Lavinsky

These remnants remind us of past battles, civil wars between men, and between natives and colonisers.

Page 220. " on the shelves several dozen quart jars "
Stacks of home-canned food, preserved in mason jars.
Public DomainStacks of home-canned food, preserved in mason jars.

Many fruits and vegetables can be preserved by home-canning, heating food in a sealed glass jar.

There is a risk of botulism and other types of food poisoning if not done correctly.