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There's a Grizzly who has escaped the City of Brotherly Love..(and she's going back to homeschooling!!)

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"All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth." Aristotle - Greek Philosopher.

Friday, March 02, 2007

Aesop's Fable Friday

The Ant and the Dove

An Ant stood by a river to quench his thirst, but tumbled in and almost drowned.

A Dove, sitting on a nearby tree, saw the Ant in danger; plucking off a leaf, she dropped it into the water so that the Ant, mounting it, was carried safely to the bank.

A little later a hunter was just about to cast his net over the Dove, when the Ant, seeing the danger, bit the hunter, which made him drop the net, and the Dove flew safely away.

Moral of the story: One good turn deserves another.


Blogger tweetey29 said...

Reminds me of a joke I heard a while back though. About a horse and chicken. Wont get into details now but maybe later I will post the joke. Have a great weekend.

03 March, 2007 11:36  
Blogger tshsmom said...

This fable gives me hope for the future!

04 March, 2007 09:10  
Blogger MonicaR said...

Hmmmm - a joke about a horse and a chicken...Don't think I've head that one yet, Tweetey.

Tshsmom - I'm glad! We all need to feel hopeful.

04 March, 2007 10:58  

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