Sometimes our comrades in the public relations field can really tell it like it is. Take this missive, received today accompanied by a box lined with a burlap sack and hay containing, among other things, a bandanna:
Dear Eric, You clearly use your journalistic position to represent those on the fringes of society. I appreciate your work with indigenous communities and recognize that you have the resolve to engage in guerrilla reporting, to give a voice to those who often go unheard.
Who knew the cougar story had touched so many people?