On a Safari

We sat joyfully in a safari jeep, It started with a shake and a beep. As we started to stroll in the jungle, There we heard a noisy rumble. There came out a handsome giraffe, And from behind it came out his calf. We gazed at a herd of elephants elephing around, Their...

Be Prepared for Blackouts!

A blackout happens when electric companies shut down power in an area for a certain amount of time, in order to avoid a total blackout of the power system. Before Build an emergency kit. Make a family communications plan. Fill plastic containers with water and place...

Animals Fast Too

Ground Squirrels Ground squirrels fast for days at a time in winters. Squirrels that live in places with cold winters are very active in the autumn. They gather nuts, pinecones, and seeds and hide them in various places to eat during winter. Ground squirrels hibernate...

Dad Takes Over

“I want Mama!” wailed five-year-old Hannah. Dad cradled her gently. “Nani is very ill. Right now, Mama needs to be with her Mama. Nani needs her,” he explained gently. Hannah continued to bawl. Ali rolled his eyes and looked at Samra Apa in exasperation. Samra Apa...