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Thursday, December 31, 2009

Night Visitor

I awoke early. All was still, dark and quiet. I turned up the heat, ate some breakfast and went back to bed.

I awoke again around sunrise. I got out of bed and started to get ready for my rowing marathon today.

I walked out to the barn to get a fews things. The snow had just started. The shoveled areas were coated. There was no wind. It was beautiful outside. I really love such times.

I saw that a deer had come across the yard. It made its way over to the holly bushes. It left tracks in the older snow, but not the new powder. It probably was roaming around at the same time that I first arose. I wonder if I startled the visitor when I got up early. . .

It was a magical morning.

1 comment:

~ RM said...

I hope we see a deer or two this year.. They are such beautiful animals, and I always feel so sorry for them. Sometimes, we have tracks going from our side yard across our driveway. Maybe if I put our birdfeeder up again, they'll visit again for a midnight snack!