A mutual staredown during a utility bike ride:
This is just after noon, when deer should be snoozing, just north of Paula’s Public House, with the deer on the creek side of the road. I’m towing the trailer with an empty propane tank, coasting down from 18 mph, and expecting the deer to jump in front of me, because it can. It waited patiently until I passed, hopped the guide rail, trotted across the road, then clambered up the steep hillside away from the Might Wappinger Creek.
Searching for deer will reveal many more encounters.