I take my iPhone with me on walks. This is so I am reachable in case the school needs to contact me, but it is also so that I can capture a few shots while I walk.
This time, I photographed the road, the trees, the berries. It was a beautiful day.
Almost home, a movement on the pavement caught my eye. A fat, furry caterpillar was crossing the road. It was like a scarlet boa, with black on either end. Absolutely adorable.
This I did not capture, for two reasons: I was afraid of looking foolish, and I was afraid of being hit by a car. But I was very tempted!
P.S. I did look over my shoulder to make sure it had crawled across to safety.
This is what it looked like: http://www.anmoretimes.com/2012/09/24/wooly-bear-caterpillar-pyrrharctia-isabella/