A doe pauses under a Cherokee Dogwood tree in my front yard to check traffic before crossing the street in this suburban neighborhood of Mt. Lebanon in Pittsburgh, PA. I had been photographing the deer from my window over the back yard as she made the familiar path into the yard and by the fruit trees toward the drive way. I ran downstairs and propped open the front door and crouched down so she wouldn't notice me. They are so familiar with people that even when she heard the shutter a few times and looked at me then turned to look down the street before moving on. A year ago when trying to photograph from the back window, just one click of shutter from the second floor seemed to send an electric bolt through a doe before she ran off.