Sunday, March 14, 2010

A Squirrel, a Coconut and Some Science Fiction Nostalgia

Cute Overload (March 12, 2010)

"Commander Bentwick checked the fittings in his oxygen hose for what must have been the nineteenth time as he waited at the airlock. Then, with a whoosh, the great doors cracked open and Bentwick stepped on the planet surface, followed by co-pilot Captain Chet 'No Sweat' Gillette.

"As they took their first tentative steps...."

(from Not That Mike The Other Mike, via Cute Overload, used w/o permission)

This post is a winner for me on at least two counts. First, the text reminds me of my early experiences with science fiction (yes, I'm that old). Second: that's a cute pair of photos.

See if you can figure out how Mike Walker got the squirrel to 'pose' like that.

And, enjoy!

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