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A short story in six pictures (#1) | by Abra K.
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A short story in six pictures (#1)



“You can't always get the perfect moment. Sometimes, you just have to do the best you can under the circumstances.” (Sarah Dessen)




I was sitting peacefully in the garden in front of a cup of coffee when I noticed that Philia was on the way to have "her weak five minutes"... Thus I ran into the kitchen, catched the camera, ran back to the goats' playground -- and realized that the camera was armed with the false lens: a telephoto instead of the wide angle... pffffft... I had the fence behind me and couldn't move back.


I love to have my goats so close: there's a direct way from my flat into the barn -- so we sleep under the same roof -- and the seat in the garden borders on the goats' playground and partially on the meadow. Whenever I sit in the garden, I can watch the goats, and whenever I watch them, they make me smile, chuckle or burst out laughing. =) These adorable creatures give me so much joy, fun and joie de vivre -- without them, my life woud be much poorer.


For me, animals are not "the better humans" but simply what they are: creatures with heart and soul. Sometimes they drive me crazy (the goats: mostly when we go for walks -- they can be SO headstrong and strenuous!), but most of the time I simply ADORE them for what they are: adorable. :-)


Anyway... this morning, when Philia had "her weak five minutes" (first needling, then playfully attacking her mother Pandora), I took some shots witth the false lense -- and I simply love the result:


This funny little series is dedicated to Sonia :-)


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Taken on July 10, 2012