Every once in a while, I experience a coincidence which makes me go hmm.
Like the time I was in Ottawa and had just finished watching the first Harry Potter movie. There was a snowy owl in that first movie and I was thinking about it as I left the theatre, wondering if the owl was real or computer generated when I noticed a group of people on Sparks Street looking up at the roof of one of the buildings. They were doing the classic look and point and so, of course I had to look as well. What they were all looking at was a snowy owl perched up on the edge of the roof. At first I thought maybe it was a plastic bird but then it moved its head and a moment later it flew off.
I suppose if I were a superstitious person, I would've expected that to be an omen of an upcoming earthquake or something but since I was not superstitious, there was no earthquake.
Last week, I read an account by someone about a Lab they once owned who developed a curious habit of walking half way up the stairs normally and then turned around and walked the rest of the way up backwards. Weird. Never heard of that before and then I didn't think about it again until, on Friday, at the end of a walk with the yellow Lab at TAS, I decided to go up the stairs with her instead of taking the elevator back up to the adoption room and then ...