365, Day 138: Serendipity and Sheer Dumb Luck

365, Day 138

A couple of weeks ago, as I was driving behind my sweetheart down a dark, windy bit of Illinois roadway, a large owl flew between our vehicles. It flew slightly lower than the level of my car roof. There was the tiniest bit of light to illuminate it’s outlines. The moon? A streetlight? I don’t remember. I just remember sensing the owl coming from my left and seeing it swoop inbetween our cars. No one else saw it. I thought of what could have happened had this large bird struck my car and of the sheer brilliance (serendipity? sheer dumb luck?) of its timing…

(© Karen Opp. All rights reserved.)

About Karen

I am a fifty-something anthropology student, an artist, dancer, photographer, healer, mother, grandmother and perennial seeker. I am distracted by shiny things and infused with a sense of wonder at the world around me and people in general. I am a “journey” person who often wishes that I could have a “destination” day at least every now and then…
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