Friday, February 11, 2005
Bambi's mother came over for dinner tonight..I was sitting here at Hub's desk, surfing away on Hub's computer, when I heard Hub's voice calling to me from the living room.
He was shouting in a whisper.
"Come here!f" he whisper-shouted. "Quickly!"
I got up from his chair as fast as I could (which isn't all that fast, 'cuz I am one of Jerry's Kids, remember, and "ran" into the front room.
"Look." Hub pointed to a spot out in the yard. I saw nothing but holly bushes.
"LOOK!" he persisted, pointing again. I looked. Finally, I saw.
There was a large deer right up against the bushes, right up against the house, right beneath the big picture window. A large deer, enthusiastically eating something. It was beautiful. We stood for a while, in awe, ,watching. And then Hub realized. . . .
"Is he eating the holly?" Hub asked.
I looked closely.
"No," I replied. "He's eating the ground cover you planted last spring."
"Damn!" cried Hub. And he tapped on the window and frightened Bambi's mother away.
She took off across the meadow but I didn't hear any gunshots.
Maybe this time she made it.
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