At first he wants 800 pesos for it. When I advise him we are volunteers, only in his town to teach English, he revises the ask to 500 pesos (about $34). And, part of me thinks, that’s a good bargain for a deer skin and is already planning a probably inappropriate Halloween costume while the other part of me wonders where the deer are and how he got this one and is that a bullet hole? And, who might need a souvenir like this? It folds into a backpack.  

But where are the deer?

I know I should’ve asked. And, you know me, I wanted to, but I could hear the bus honking in the distance.

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