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A photo to fawn over

A fawn hiding in plain sight. - PHOTO SUBMITTED
A fawn hiding in plain sight.
— image credit: PHOTO SUBMITTED

Following a chance encounter with a young fawn hiding in plain sight, I emailed a friend and attached a photograph.

She immediately replied: “What a gift!”

Her enthusiastic response expresses her heartfelt joy for the awe-inspiring beauty of the natural world.

The hustle and bustle of everyday living disconnects us from our roots and often overwhelms our minds with artificial noise.

Everyone, especially children, should set aside their electronic gadgets from time to time and marvel at the aerodynamic magic of hummingbirds, the seductive design of flowers, the unbelievable life cycle of butterflies, the delicate structure of…

Let’s face it, the possibilities are endless, only limited by our human imagination. Every day Mother Nature is busy hiding gifts in plain sight.

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