I almost stepped on a snake as Elizabeth and I came out of the creek. Yes, we were in the creek. Anyway, I yelled, “Aaaah” when he slithered past me toward Elizabeth and into the water.
Elizabeth wanted to get a better look at him as he lay there half in the water, half out. It was only three feet long, but I didn’t know if it was poisonous or not, so I said, “no way.” Anyway, none of us, including the snake, was injured. I think it was one of these: