On a recent jog (a short run, I may add) I came across one of those iconic moments of spring—a doe standing over her recently born fawn that had yet to stand up for the first time.
It startled me and it obviously also startled the doe, who eyed me warily as I passed just a few feet in front of her. After the initial rush, I had the chance to reflect on the fact that in our own lives there are events that will forever change how we approach daily living. It also struck me how quickly we absorb these events and integrate them, sometimes forgetting the initial ‘‘burn’’ of the moment.
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