The Elephant’s Trunk
When I was a young boy growing up in southern California, my folks would often take my sister and me to the San Diego Zoo. The minute we’d walk through the entrance, I’d head directly to the elephant exhibit. Big, slow moving, and always easy to see (they couldn’t hide in their cages like lions or monkeys), elephants fascinated me.
We’d buy bags of peanuts and throw them into the open enclosure. I still