So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable.
A few years ago at my son's school, there was a power outage caused by a squirrel that (most unfortunately) got caught in the electrical wires. Typically, a teacher would quickly move past this sort of annoyance and get on with class. Instead, Noah's teacher had the kids put on their coats and go looking for the culprit.
A thirty-minute hunt in the adjacent woods yielded the desired outcome: they found the hapless animal. After a heartfelt round of "euwwww's," the teacher had her students form a circle around the dead squirrel. She asked one child ...