Cannon Falls, Minnesota
7:28 p.m. CST Tuesday, during the Law & Order marathon on TNT
She came out of the woods like an arrow, a six-foot, four-inch arrow with the huge diaphanous wings of a dragonfly and the split ends of a beach bum, and she didn’t float, or flitter.
None of her kind did.
She moved smoothly, like a machine, her toes always exactly 1.3 inches off of the grass and, as she neared the house, the gravel.