You better put out forest fires. I wrote this post before even verifying the correct quote. I was thinking all along of Smokey the Bear's slogan. The correct quote is "Only you can prevent wildfires". Smokey is of course, the mascot for the United States Forest Service.
I do not see Smokey around much these days. Could be because I don't watch Saturday morning cartoons anymore Or that they don't have Saturday morning cartoons anymore.
I do not know that his lesson was properly directed towards me having grown up in a very suburban area. Never a camper, never having the opportunity to build a campfire and I never had the chance to burn things down until my late teens early twenties.
I think it was the Ukrainian comedian Yakov Smirnoff who once said, “In Soviet Russia, forest fires prevent you!”
|Smokey and the Bandit|
Today is day five of the thirty day writing challenge (February edition) as arranged and hosted by Nicky and Mike over at WeWorkForCheese.com. Go check out their site to see what they wrote and see all the other participants.