Monday, June 27, 2011
At Least I Didn't Scream
This afternoon, while Anthony was taking a nap, Catherine, Dominic, Joseph, and I went down to our woodsy area to pick mulberries. I wasn't paying that much attention where I was walking and all of a sudden I saw movement on the ground. Right before it zipped away, I saw that I had almost stepped on a snake! Granted, it was only a garter snake, but it sure startled me and I hollered out, "Aaahhh!" The kids jumped back, but I think only Dominic actually saw it. I didn't want to freak out the kids, so I acted like it was no big deal (and really, it shouldn't be), and we continued on our path. I must confess, though, my heart was pounding for a bit.