The Dawn of Squirrel

Hector regarded the monolith for some time. What strange alien force had placed it here, unseen, undetected, for him to find? And what new thoughts, foreign to his primitive brain, were forming as he stood in its presence? Slowly, he reached out to press his hand against the towering structure…

Squirrel Jenga by Max Ellis on 500px.com
And that’s when it hit him.

Squirrel Jenga by Max Ellis on 500px.

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12 thoughts on “The Dawn of Squirrel

  1. fkaWaldenPond April 7, 2017 / 10:30 am

    Hovertext!!!! 😀 lolz

    • 6rabbits April 7, 2017 / 1:57 pm

      Started my day with a snort-laff!😂

      • Murray C April 7, 2017 / 3:45 pm

        Loud guffaw here! I think the squirrel would survive handily is this fell on him. They survive much worse when their nests get blown out of a tree during a wind storm (judging by the pile of sticks underneath our oak tree)

  2. Faye April 7, 2017 / 10:34 am

    This is my favorite scroll down and hover text of all time now and forever!

    Poor Squirrel. Unexpected monoliths always bite you sooner or later.

  3. allein 🐾 April 7, 2017 / 10:36 am

    The dawning of the Age of Asquirrelius?

    Alternate comment: Ouch.

    • Smartypants April 7, 2017 / 12:34 pm

      “Eurek-UH!”

  4. Gigi The cat lady April 7, 2017 / 10:38 am

    I love NTMTOM Facebook header for this post :

    ♬ daah… daaaaah… daaaaaaaaah… DA-DAAAAAAAAAAAH! ♬

    • allein 🐾 April 7, 2017 / 10:40 am

      I should probably check NTMTOM on Facebook more often. (I don’t usually see stuff unless it shows up in my feed. Maybe if I go seek it out a few times it’ll start popping up more often.)

  5. Clairdelune April 7, 2017 / 11:03 am

    I laughed, but…. but… then I felt GUILTY for laughing…. poor adorable Squirrel, he’s probably hiding in his hole recovering from the trauma. I wonder if squirrels can suffer with PTSD. 😨

    • fkaWaldenPond April 8, 2017 / 12:21 am

      Nahh, don’t fret– Jenga is treated balsa wood, pine cones are heavier.

    • Faye April 8, 2017 / 8:53 am

      Not PTSD. But he is still a bit squirrelly!

  6. Kar April 11, 2017 / 3:41 am

    I don’t say this lightly but that’s a hall of fame hovertext.

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