A Walk in the World

I had often wondered how I would react if charged by a wild boar while hiking. I never actually expected it to happen, but it just did. The charge was only a bluff, so I didn’t get to test my premeditated “side-step-at-the-last-second” strategy. Instead, the boar halted mid-charge and decided to meander away after some final threatening grunts. I now take a few tentative steps forward to watch him disappear…