I found a spot that called to me and sat down. It was a somewhat open area without much brush. More of a cedar grove. I played and sang for a little bit and felt so present and content. Then I felt sleepy so I laid down on my side using my uke as a hollow wooden pillow. I dozed and daydreamed for about 20mins and when I woke up feeling blissful, I began to play and sing again - a love song that I wrote for Shawn called "Home With You". I was on my second time through the song when I turned my head and realized that I had an audience! There were two big bucks no more than 6 yards away completely focused on me and the unfamiliar but pleasing noises I was making. I did feel slightly intimidated so I decided to slowly stand up. They got startled as I stood up and put my uke down but I continued to look them in the eye and sing to them. With such curious expressions, they peered around the fallen tree they had hid behind and slowly began to come a bit closer until they decided they were close enough.
Eventually I noticed a doe not too far off. The bucks turned and began to make their way to her as I sang them gratitude for their curiosity and presence. It was truly a magical musical experience and I know the memory will stick with me for the years to come. And yes, I certainly did feel like Snow White! ;-)