September 1, 2010

White Dog always barks to let us know when Michael's bus arrives bringing him home at the end of the school day. So usually by the time he gets to the door Quinn is waiting and White dog is settled on the couch in anticipation of a tummy rub. Today, Michael rushed in and gathered the White Ones around him and said to us all, "I have some important news." We all waited, ears perked up, for him to continue.

"I talked with the Vice-Principal and my teacher today and gave them an idea that they are going to look into making happen!" he said excitedly. White Dog and The Other White Dog leaned closer, totally interested. "I called it Project Earth and told them that the campus was all full of litter and garbage that wasn't just ugly, it was not safe. Dogs and animals walking around could get cut on the glass and rodents could be attracted to the food stuff and birds could be poisoned trying to eat things that are not bird food.

"So I suggested that maybe we could have classes volunteer to do cleanup during class time and get extra credit points for helping out. Mr. C really thought my idea was a good one and made notes and everything!" We all congratulated him for his proactive citizenship and told him how impressed and proud we were that he had taken his great idea and had actually talked to those in charge. Quinn nuzzled him and said, "That was very brave of you and it is very cool that you thought about us doggies walking across the litter!" White Dog licked Michael's hand.

"So do you think maybe you could write about this on your blog?" he asked White Dog. "It might give other people ideas on how to make things better around them." White Dog looked him straight in the eye and woofed, "You bet I will!"


Jacqueline said...

Michael is a caring and clever young man; what a great idea and wonderful of him to take steps to try to get it implemented by talking with the Vice Principal!...We are so impressed with his idea to help improve the environment of his school and protect the animals as well...Big hugs to Michael!!...J, Calle, Halle, Sukki

Khyra And Sometimes Her Mom said...

We knew Michael was destined to make a difFURence from the furst time woo pawed about him -

This just khonfirms it!

Please give him my TAIL'S up seal of approval!


Cappy the Eskie said...

Hi Michael - we are so proud of you and we're glad that that you care so much about the environment and about us.

Note to Siku: Mom is anxious to start blogging again, but she's REALLY busy with Grandma.

Hugs from me and slobbery kisses from Ollie.

Teddy Bear said...

Way to take the initiative, Michael. You are doing wonderful things.:)

Teddy Bear

bbes tribe said...

Michael what an awesome idea!! Jacqueline said it all & we agreee.

Rebecca said...

What a good guy. Its too bad more people do not think as he does.

Kari in WeHo said...

That was such a great idea he had!

Don't forget, we moved to http://dogisgodinreverse.com

Brian said...

Hoory for Michael, way to go!

Remington said...

That is so great! Way to go!

Sagira said...

What a great idea, way to go Michael!