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The Hoof in the Water

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The Hoof in the Water
01 March 2010
Cranberry Marsh, Westhampton Beach, NY

The Deer in the Reeds (Part II)

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The Deer in the Reeds (Part II)
21 September 2009
Dune Rd, Quogue, NY

Written by Allison Frost

December 16, 2009 at 6:51 pm

The Deer in the Reeds

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The Deer in the Reeds
21 September 2009
Dune Road, Quogue, NY

Written by Allison Frost

November 21, 2009 at 10:13 am

The Deer in Somebody’s Front Yard

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Taken from the street.

The Deer in Somebody’s Front Yard
21 September 2009
Brook Rd, Quiogue, NY

Written by Allison Frost

November 11, 2009 at 10:04 am

The Startled Deer

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My brother and I were out for a bike ride down Dune Road on a particularly windy day. It was hard riding, the wind against us, so we were going to cut the ride short… when lo and behold, he comes to a screeching halt on his bicycle. He then just points. There was a deer, hanging out in someone’s yard, looking just as startled to see us as we were.

The Startled Deer
14 September 2009
Dune Rd, Quogue, NY

Written by Allison Frost

October 25, 2009 at 6:35 pm

The Deer in the Driveway

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A deer darted out at one of the wider spots on Dune Road and crossed there — despite my car in one lane and a truck approaching in another. All of us were very lucky that the deer was very fast and had pretty good timing: in her dash across the road, all her limbs elongated beautifully to carry her across to the reeds, and she was not hit.

Of course, where there’s one deer, there’s likely more, and so, pulling over, I began to look over at where she had come from. Lo and behold, her family was standing there in someone’s driveway, staring back at me. They then turned and began to head towards the house and the ocean, leaving their brave family member on the bay side, where she had disappeared into the reeds.

The Deer in the Driveway
13 April 2009
Dune Road, Westhampton Beach, NY

Written by Allison Frost

April 22, 2009 at 10:52 am

The Goat at the Game Farm

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One of my favorite places to go in the summer is the Long Island Game Farm. I even had my 8th birthday party there! Walking around there is a great way to spend a day, from stretching your neck to see Gerry the Giraffe, to walking around in the deer enclosure, to feeding eager baby goats from a bottle. This little guy was one of the latter, and after he had dispensed with his meal, decided he had an inch to scratch.

The Goat at the Game Farm
18 September 2007
Long Island Game Farm, Manorville, NY