St. Pius School
O nce a little house sat at the edge of the Gweene River. A very little blanket lay on the couch. Under the blanket there was a squirrel who ate nuts and pine needles. He was busy worrying about how many nuts and needles he would need for his winter hibernation house and how little time he had before winter. He also was worrying about getting outside to play with his friends.
When it came time to collect nuts, he decided to try and carry too many because he wanted to get it done so he could play with his friends. Unfortunately, he dropped all of them and had to do it over again. It took him a long time to finish collecting enough nuts before he could play with his friends anyway.
At the end of this story, the squirrel learned that if you want to do something right, you have to take your time.