Why we should be wise as serpents Florida Senate Mock Session Florida House of Representatives Why should we be wise as serpents? Driving five hours in a van with one other adult and 12 4th, 5th, and 6th graders, I was reminded how much more there is to being a chaperone besides being a sheep dog. Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.