Ice Cream

I had trouble drawing cows when I was a child, even though I lived on a farm and was surrounded by them. I tore up a lot of drawings. Now I like drawing cows — they’re funny-looking, bony and expressive. Writing this book may have been an excuse to draw cows, and to drive to Point Reyes and see its dairies. I also went to the Clover Stornetta in Petaluma to see milk separated from cream, and Dreyer’s ice cream factory in Hayward to observe ice cream production itself. It was fun following the milk trail.