Monday, March 23, 2009

fleeting

The other day I decided to take a walk. Nevermind the cold and drizzle; I felt compelled to wander, so I did.

At one point as I was walking along, I started to get the feeling that someone was watching me. I looked around, and sure enough, she was watching me. At first I didn't think she was real {a ridiculous thought, I know...but I don't think I have ever been so close to a deer in my entire life!} because she just sat there staring at me, still as a stone.

I walked closer. . . and closer. . . and finally, not wanting to push my luck any further, sat down about 20 feet away. I slowly pulled out my camera and took a few shots, and with the exception of a little ear twitch every time the shutter went off, she watched me quietly.

Since neither of us seemed to be going anywhere anytime soon, I decided to switch lenses to see how close I could get. I never did get that chance; when I looked up, she was gone.

3 comments:

Brad said...

deer are so beautiful and serene. I have a good number of deer photos in my blog and you are welcomed to them.
Brad

jikpeter said...

Absolutely beautiful. Your blog not only gives me a little connection to you everyday, it also gives me a connection to the world outside of city living. This is a perfect example. So nice to see this morning.

Momya Rogers said...

To see deer in our suburban areas gives me peace....I sure do wonder how in the heck they get where they do though...