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Tuesday, November 21, 2006

The Wish Tree Project


I feel like I'm fairly mature for my age, but around Christmas time I can't help but remember how extremely exciting this time of the year was for me when I was younger.

My workplace is a member of The Wish Tree Project -- a program that helps less-fortunate kids get Christmas presents -- and has already setup a few "wish" trees around the building. I'm not sure if I was supposed to, but I poked around one of the trees until I found a card for a boy that asked for something I would have enjoyed as a kid as well. Not only does it make the task of shopping much easier, but it's actually makes the whole process exciting.


The card I drew was for Devontae, and he would like some Transformers. I don't blame him -- I used to think Optimus Prime was such a cool dude. However, nothing was cooler than Blaster. My cousin had Blaster, and man was I jealous. Maybe one day I will be so lucky. But until then, I'll hopefully pass on some of that excitement to Devontae.

4 comments:

Matt n said...

When you come to The Kirk, you can play with both Blaster and Optimus not to mention the other 30 that I have lying around.

Matt O said...

Sweet

BPJ said...

6 year old Ahmed wants a walking dinosaur set, spin globe, lift & grip caterpillar, 2 jean pants, 1 pack socks, 1 pair mittens and 1 pack of underwear... How much are we supposed to spend on these kids?

BPJ said...

How about the Transformers 20th Anniversary Optimus Prime?