Anna Michelle Collar was born August 26, 1980 in Powell, Wyoming and grew up in Darrouzett, Texas. Anna had a passion for life and a smile that lit up any room she entered. Her friends and family remember her as always going out of her way to help others. She was diagnosed with leukemia on October 14, 2004 and lost her battle on December 22, 2004.
Ruby remained silent so Dakota lifted his head. In front of
him stood a paradise most men only dream about. A crystal blue stream ran
through a lushious green meadow flanked by tall Cieba trees. In the middle of
the meadow stood a tall Mayan pyramid under a cloudless azure sky.
"The pyramid, it looks brand new," whispered Ruby,
snapping Dakota out of his trance.
"Come on," said Dakota, walking past Ruby toward
the pyramid. "Let's find that necklace."
The two explorers hopped over the stream and crossed the
meadow to stand in front of the stairs leading up to the top of the pyramid.
Ruby studied the markings on the side of the stairs.
"What does it say?" asked Dakota.
"All those that walk will not stay in the light."
Ruby raised an eyebrow. "Wonder what that means."
"It means that these stairs are booby trapped,
sweetheart." Dakota looked at the stairs. "Does it say anything
Ruby studied the rest of the pyramid. "I don't see
anyth... wait on the stairs. The symbol on every third step."
"What does it mean?" asked Dakota.
"It's the K'IN, the symbol for sun."
"And the other two symbols?" Dakota squinted.
"The ones on the first and second steps?"
"Well I believe the symbol on the first step is for
mountain and on the second... I can't be for sure, but it looks like snake. But
I can't be sure which steps to take... the sun is always in the light, but
mountains can bring you closer to the light and a snake has to have heat in order