Today’s challenge was to pick an adjective and then an animal that adjective might be associated with…here’s my entry:
I’ve always been fascinated with ants…such tireless goal-setting creatures!
Tireless and goal-setting can also define the firefighters who battled the Waldo Canyon Fire last month here in Colorado Springs.
Fortunately, many of the homes were insured.
What about the forests?
The trees had no insurance policies.
Fortunately, there are some individuals who are trying to help.
One of these is a neighbor of mine who has put together a photo-journal.
The pictures show the impact of the fire on the forest.
Visit www.WaldoCanyonRehab.org to find out how you can purchase it.
Proceeds will go to the Waldo Canyon Burn Scar Rehabilitation Project.
I’ve also been liked to an ant and have been called tenacious by those who know me.
If I believe in something, I am tireless and never give up.
One thing I believe in is the importance of building self-esteem in children.
That’s why I started the Show Me How! School Initiative.
Please don’t forget to leave a comment, nominating a deserving school.
A dozen copies of Show Me How! will be awarded at the end of September.
Would you like your favorite school to get a copy? Just leave a comment!
- Gifts pouring in to firefighters after Waldo fire (gazette.com)
- Organizations to discuss confusion over Waldo Canyon fire funds (gazette.com)
- United Way’s plan to help Waldo Canyon fire victims (krdo.com)