pandemo (pandemo) wrote,
pandemo
pandemo

Deer in the Headlights



The deer are restless. Coming home late Friday, as I hit the river bottom, two deer were standing on the bridge. One jumped over the railing into the trees, but the other ran ahead of me between the two silver rails. Surreal. Finally he went over the side into the willows. I was glad I was in the pickup instead of the BMW because that thing will really sit down when I hit the breaks hard. Pumping them up to be stiff isn't always an option.

That's the second time this week I've been in touching distance. Tuesday night, it was a lone buck who stood his ground at the edge of the highway for an incredibly long time before leaping away.
Subscribe

  • Still Not Home

    I talked a nurse into weighing me by piggybacking on another resident's trip to the weight room. I am off the iv, and the head of nurses came in…

  • Tempest in a Teapot

    After the first week here at the Osage Rehab, some of the aides helped me change my bed around. When I first got here, the head of my bed was in the…

  • Long Time Gone

    I should have gone to the doctor's office back in November when my first symptoms appeared, but my youngest sister, who used to be a nurse,…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments