years old, and living in Southern California. Driving was
finally possible, and I was ecstatic.
sleepless night, at three o'clock in the morning, I decided
to take my father's car out for a drive. With no clear
destination in mind, I found myself in the mountains. It was
gorgeous. There was a full moon, a clear sky filled with
stars. There was so much light I turned off my headlights to
enjoy the feel of it all.
It was then
that I saw the silver fox ahead of me, at the side of the
road. I stopped the car. We stood motionless, gazing at each
other for some time. Finally, I started the engine, and
slowly he loped off.
back home, feeling somehow filled with magic.