Tuesday, May 11, 2010
After realizing that the animals just might not be out so early in the morning, I decided instead to just enjoy the walk. But right as I came to a fork in the trail, a very strange thought came to me. I usually took the path on the right, but this thought told me to go to the left. The left leads out of the forest to the meadow, and I had a strange feeling that there were deer out there.
So I took the left path. And just as I rounded a small bend to where I could see out to the meadow, there it was staring into the forest right at me! It was the deer that I just knew would be there! And look farther back behind it. There's a second one back there!
I don't know how I knew this would happen, but I did. Could it be that I'm developing a strange link with all of these wild animals? Or could it be that it's all just coincidence, and I'm just full of crap? I'd say it's probably the latter; I am trying to write exciting stuff here after all. But you never know...
(dozen) pictures of the deer, I decided to turn back around and take the other path after all. I didn't want to chase the deer away by going to the meadow. Plus I figured I'd circle around and get more pictures from the other end of the place. This way the deer wouldn't run away.
But as I got back to where I couldn't see the deer anymore, the thought came back into my mind. But this time it was twice as strong! How could I resist? I had to go back one more time to take a look. I had a strange feeling that I knew exactly what I was going to see.
Yup! There they were! Both deer had moved right up to the edge of the path that entered the forest. There were there all because of me. I guess they wanted to see a strange creature, the same as I wanted to see one. And I guess they got exactly what they wanted. They stood there watching me as I took several more pictures.
I ran down the path as fast as I could. But when I got to where I thought I'd find the deer, they had already disappeared. I looked and looked, but never found them. I don't know why I got the strong feeling to go to the other path, but somehow I knew both times that the deer would be there. What do you think happened that strange morning?
Nature Watch Magazine - Emma has a new article up with her featured Nature Site Of The Week. Go and see what it might be this time!
You may not have seen me on any of your sites for the past few days. I've been getting cut off from the internet a little bit. And last night my internet connection stopped working for quite some time. I'll be back as soon as it starts working better again.