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Out of the Corner of My Eye

Updated: Mar 4, 2021

Falling off Bike

June 22, 2014

She caught the corner of my eye as I drove by.

I drove by, thinking of what flavour of sundae to get from Dairy Queen.  What flavour my mom would like.  I was still ticked off that they discontinued the butterscotch topping from the menu.  Those were my thoughts.

A woman, her bike, and a big white dog, at the side of a busy road, caught the corner of my eye, as I drove by.

The bike was down, and so was she.  The rather large white shepherd was haphazardly attached to the woman by a leash, pacing around her like a nervous parent circling his young.

I looked back.  A few times.  Mi