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Thursday, April 5, 2012

Day 4 A to Z challenge. Letter "D"

So it is now day 4 of the A to Z blogging challenge and I came across so many great "D" words that I had a hard time choosing which one to blog about today, so I decided to use them all.

Do you remember the Aesop fable "The Tortoise and the Hare"? If not here is a short summary.

One day the quick but boastful hare was loudly bragging about how fast he is. The Tortoise who was sick of hearing it all the time challenged him to a race. The race began and the hare was leading, so he decided to take a nap. While the hare was napping, the tortoise slowly plodded on, never giving up.  By the time the hare woke up, the tortoise was so close to the finish line that the hare didn't have a chance.  The slow but steady tortoise won the race.


What was the tortoise that the hare wasn't?
The tortoise was:
Daring
Dynamic
Devoted
Dedicated
Determined and
Disciplined

TTYL and make it a good night,
Debbie

6 comments:

Sandra Tyler said...

Oh, yes, with my boys waved read that story in various forms many times. Though I never stopped to think about all the Ds in it!:))

Additionsstyle said...

Great choice of words for the letter D.
Valerie
Everyday Inspired

Name: Luana Krause said...

That's one of my favorite fairy tales. My motto is slow and steady wins the race, which sort of goes against my nature which is FAST FAST FAST. I talk fast. I walk fast. I think fast. I do everything fast! I need to learn from the tortoise to pace myself.

C.S.M. said...

Liking your posts & your work!

Gerry Wendel said...

...and diligent!

JoJo said...

So cute! Great post!