This afternoon while working at my desk downstairs I saw the front porch light, set with a motion sensor, come on in the middle of the afternoon. Not too much sun comes in between the big spruce and the maple tree, and if it’s cloudy it’s possible it’s dark enough to set the sensor to come on. Usually when it comes on at this time a person is walking toward my front door, but I saw no person, though my cats were suddenly all lined up and looking out the front door and windows.
I heard a rustle and got up to find the above. When a deer appeared in my back yard last month, it was a buck. Now here was a doe. She stood and looked at me, stepped fully onto the sidewalk and looked some more, then must have realized she was looking a human and The Four Housecats of the Apocalypse and hurriedly turned and walked quickly out to the street. She ambled down toward my driveway and continued on down the street, trimming along the sidewalk as she went. Just wondering if she has a baby somewhere near.
I wondered who had bitten off my black-eyed susans nearly a foot from the ground.
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