Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Oh Deer!

Living in the country I guess it was inevitable that eventually I'd hit a deer. Well, yesterday was the day. At 10:30 a.m., about a kilometre from my house, it jumped out ahead of me and right into the hood of my car. I slammed on the brakes but it was too late. I hit it and it ended up in the ditch on the opposite side of the road, rolled twice and took off. I heard this from my neighbours who were driving toward me at that exact time of impact and saw the incident. By the time I looked back he was already gone.
Thankfully, I'm okay and hopefully the deer is healing somewhere in the woods. My car needs some body work and other than pouring myself a stiff drink tonight, life is pretty much the same, thankfully.
(Needlepoint pillow done ten years ago by me, when I didn't need glasses to sew!)

5 comments:

Jennifer Pearson Vanier said...

Thank goodness you are okay! I've had some close calls over the years but need a stiff drink now just reading about your first hand account.

Anonymous said...

I hope the deer is ticketed for failure to yield right of way. Glad you are ok

Love Sis

Susan Williamson said...

Oh my gosh Ronna! Thankfully you and the deer are all right.

Knatolee said...

I have yet to have this happen to me, but I worry it will. Glad you're okay, and hopefully the deer recovered!

Why Oxbow? said...

I'm betting the deer had more than one stiff drink! "Honey, you won't believe what happened to me today--after all these years, I hit a human..."

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