“Jamie?” Gerald waved his hand in front of my face.
I slapped it away. “What?”
“Where were you? Lost in a gaze.”
“Looking at the…the tree,” I said, hesitantly.
“Oh, what have you seen? A woodpecker, yea? A squirrel?”
“Er…um…sure, that’s what I saw, yea just…just a bird.”
But it wasn’t a bird. It was…it was…I didn’t know what. An alien? A ghost? An elf? Yea, right, laughable, yea. But what was it?