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Kicked in the head by an angry owl

23 May 2013 by Jim Fickett.

Really!

This post is just to show that I don't blame Bernanke for everything.

On Wednesday and Thursday I took a hike in my favorite wildlife area. As I was setting up camp Wednesday at twilight, some animal was making a lot of chattering noises in the nearby trees. I've often had squirrels complain when I chose to stop under “their” trees, and this was sort of the same noise, but a little deeper-throated. I ignored it.

Just as I was ready to go into the tent, something sharp smacked into the back of my head. Not like getting hit with a rock or something, but weightier than the usual acorn or pine cone a squirrel might drop on you. As I turned to look, I saw something fly off into one of the nearby trees. Following with my flashlight, I found an owl sitting on a branch.

Interesting! I've never been attacked by an owl before!