What would you do if an owl found its way into your house? Would you panic and lose your composure, or would you steady your nerves, rise to the occasion, and attempt a daring rescue?
Colin Wright did both these things, in that order. Blessedly, he recorded his encounter and uploaded the footage to YouTube. First came the panic:
Then came the daring rescue. "After 40 minutes of hysterics," writes Wright, "we finally compromised and I was able to get him (or her) out using a Swiffer."
May we all confront life's challenges with such equanimity.