Today, something brilliant happened.  I got to rescue newly hatched baby turtles that were running around the parking lot at work.  They hatched right outside our door.  We were scooping up the little guys, putting them in a box and then transporting them to the swamp to freedom.

They were tiny but strong.  One tried to push itself off my hand several times, but it didn't drop.  Some were scared, some were bewildered and some were explorers.  Yes, they were baby snapping turtles, which means they can bite my arms in a few years, but today they were adorable little helpless animals.   I felt good about helping some not get run over by cars.

It was my good deed for the day.  It made me feel like I made a difference in the world, even for one moment.


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