Sam eats a big breakfast Drinks strong coffee, black; eats country ham and fresh eggs. Slices a tomatoe from the garden, says he could have gotten rich on his recipe for biscuits. Makes it all on a camp stove up in his treehouse. Once in awhile, he gets to make breakfast for two. He wonders how Louise can stay so skinny, and eat so much.
Breakfast is why he keeps chickens and hogs. Has 'em way out back on his property downstream from where he bathes in the crick. Says "in some ways, they're no different from other folks."