Hans – Dr. Johann Gottlieb Laetz – died on September 23, 2014.
On December 2, 2014, I experienced a mysterious encounter with an owl.
At about 8:30 am, a short-eared owl flew directly down into my kitchen window and fell to the ground.
I immediately ran out to cradle the stunned bird in my hands.
When the large orange eyes closed I thought the beautiful creature might be dying.
Stroking its neck and feathers, I murmured, “Don’t die, don’t die.”
But the owl was not dead – it suddenly energized and sat up along the thumb and index finger of my left hand.
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