Friday, May 07, 2010
The State of the Universe
I think it was Einstein who said that the universe and human stupidity are expanding - and he wasn't too sure about the universe. Funny quote.
But here is out island mascot, an American alligator of moderate size who lives at the pond by the SPI Convention Centre. Scalet used to call her "Allie" although I don't know if this one is different or even a boy. Come to think of it, alligators are so mean and ugly to me, I never thought about "sexing" a male or female. I mean these guys could eat you for lunch.
So a nice lady takes this photo and says "it was sleeping peacefully and basking in the sun." I know some of the alligator language and that boy or girl is fixing to eat some dang dinner! Classic attack pose for an ambush feeder, since they mainly feed in the water and are amazingly strong in the water. Don't these people know anything?
I got into an argument with Allie one time when she was on dry land to sleep. I'd talk pretty to her and she'd hiss, blowing air out her nostrils and trying to be tough. Sooo, being weird, I did her hiss back to her. The dang girl nearly came unglued with fury. I'm no "alligator whisperer" but that was quite an experiment. I swear she winked at me when I blew her an air kiss, though.