Pictures Tell a Story – Unalakleet

I'm trying to stay awake

“I’m trying to stay awake.”

There has been a lot of action in and out of Unalakleet the last couple of days. This morning I walked past Paul Gebhardt’s team that was resting, all except one little guy. One of Paul’s dogs was doing his best to stay awake. He kept nodding off while sitting up, but was bound and determined to not lie down. As he would close his eyes and almost fall asleep, his body would jerk back awake, acting as if he has been awake the entire time. We all know that feeling.

Idea for students:

Think of a time when you tried hard to stay awake. Write a short story about this time.