Approaching a Strange Object




When approaching a strange object with odoriferous allure, always start with a willingness to explore the possibilities.

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Step 1: The Object: a Bird's Nest

While cleaning a nesting box for the next occupants, this nest ended up in a wheelbarrow; the smells drew me into the adventure. Advice: approach with caution.

Step 2: The Approach

Do not get too excited by approaching the object hurriedly-exercise caution. Step forward and stare at the object. Move slowly.

Step 3: Stare at the Object

After standing at attention and staring at the object, get a little closer, but again, do exercise caution. You never know what is lurking inside the object.

Step 4: Take Charge

Once you have established you are in control, you can become aggressive with the object-but only in demeanor. Continue to exercise caution.

Step 5: Circle the Prey

Just before you are ready to make the move, circle the object to be sure there is nothing on the other side.

Step 6: A 360 Move

Once you have completely circled the object, you are ready to touch the prey.

Step 7: Go for It

This is the moment for which you have waited-jump and leap but be ready to move backwards in case there is something inside this creature.

Step 8: Success

That's it! You are now the master; you have defeated the enemy; you are in control.

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    7 Discussions


    4 years ago

    Sometimes I get a little too serious looking at these projects. Yea know what would I do different, how can I do this, will my wife exile me from the bedroom or the house if I do this. But this just was a pure fun 'able. Now I am going to favorite it just to get a smile now and again!

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    J Reid

    4 years ago

    Thank you so much. We are smiling..


    4 years ago

    Next 'ible: How to make the biggest mess ever while everyone is at Walmart...


    4 years ago on Introduction

    That's cool how your dog shows you how to approach something. Cute dog as well!