Tiny Prancer

There are three new babies down the road from us, one for each of the

beautiful buff-colored mothers to whom they stick so closely. 

When I went to the fence to take pictures, the mothers came to investigate,

hoping for treats that I did not bring…not knowing the rules about such things.

Quickly, the babies ran to catch up and their spirited gait made me think that,

had Elton John seen babies like these, “Tiny Prancer” would have been his


I love knowing that I don’t have to go very far for excitement.  Whether in the

city or the country, nature- or handmade, excitement really is all around us.

 And, wherever it is, there is no place like home.