Wednesday, May 03, 2006

Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read.

Every month, hundred of troops and civilians load up on planes for *very* long plane rides across the ocean. Before they load up, they are given the opportunity to browse a couple of book cases in the Commander's office and to choose a book to take with them.

The pickings are getting slim.

I cleaned out my book cases at home and sent a bunch to help stock the shelves. (Oddly enough, chick lit wasn't a huge hit with the world travelers.)

So here's my pitch...Read any good books lately? Wanna donate some to the cause? Leave a comment or e-mail me and I can let you know more.

Spread the word.

(Bonus son is planning on doing a book drive for his Eagle Project later in the year, but they need some now.)

You must give some time to your fellow men. Even if it's a little thing, do something for others - something for which you get no pay but the privilege of doing it. - Albert Schweitzer

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