Monday, February 14, 2011

Happy Valentines

I just thought that I'd send out a quick Valentines greeting to my girl-fans. If you are a guy-fan, pretend the creatures are a more manly rodent...perhaps rats or weasels. And that the one beastie is handing the other a 6-pack of Molsons Canadian. I'd like to assure you that no animals were harmed during this photo session, but I can't be sure that they haven't been handled recently by a taxidermist.

18 comments:

Kara McElhinny said...

LOL, cute, Alan!

Happy Valentine's Day to you as well!

Kara

Jarmara Falconer said...

Very Sweet of you, Alan. Big hug and lots Kisses to you too. Just remember miles of smiles are between us.

Cathy Webster (Olliffe) said...

Happy Valentine's Day, Alan! Be assured all your girl fans love you and wish you nothing but romance, flowers and chocolate! Your beastie Valentine is adorable, taxidermist or not!

Aaron Polson said...

Ha! The little critters have pretty short lifespans, anyway. Cheers, Alan.

K.C. Shaw said...

Those little guys are so cute! But it seems like the boy hamster would be carrying the flowers in his cheek-pouches.

Happy Valentine's Day!

Wendy Tyler Ryan said...

I don't like Valentines Day. It's another one of those "special days" that really don't mean anything to me because it's a day when we "have to" treat people special. What about the other 364 days of the year?

Cate Gardner said...

Awwww, this almost makes me like Valentine's Day.

Natalie L. Sin said...

Hamsters: the most romantic pet.

Laurita said...

Happy Valentines Day! Of all the romantic rodents, hamsters are the most.

Alan W. Davidson said...

Kara- Thanks very much, Kara!

Jarmara- Yes, think of hugs and kisses travelling airmail across the Atlantic.

Cathy- Romance or chocolate...tough choice. Er, what kind of chocolate?

Aaron- I did not know that about the lifespan. We had no rodents. My childhood was lacking.

KC- Hamsters have pouches? So you're saying the boy-hamster would probably just eat the flowers?

Wendy- I agree totally. This falls into the same overly-commercialized category as Christmas in my books. I actually thought it would be a cool way to use the hamster picture.

Cate- Ah...another cynic. I've heard that copious amounts of chocolate can make one feel better. Or at least indifferent.

Nat- I DID NOT know that. Surely the pug must run a close second.

Laurita- Well, if I'm ever in the market for a rodent I'll know what way to go. Did I ever mention that Sean used to have a 'skinny pig' as a pet. Sort of like a guinea pig, except naked.

Cathy Webster (Olliffe) said...

Why does it surprise me that you guys had a naked pig in your house?

Cathy Webster (Olliffe) said...

Sorry, I meant "not" surpise me... too much chocolate...

Laura Eno said...

What a sweet picture! Are you turning into a softie on this Hallmark day? :)

"V" said...

As sweet as the picture is... I have to agree with Wendy Tyler Ryan's comment above. What about the other 364 days? Let me tell you about some of those days.... MY valentine brings me a cup of tea every morning while I'm getting ready for work, and on those mornings when there's snow on the van, he dons his fez, clears the windshield and shovels the end of the driveway so I won't have to. Yup... now there's a REAL Valentine. He's special every day!

Mari said...

Haha, very cute! I wonder how these taxidermists managed to put the rodents in their positions... O.o

Danielle Ferries said...

:)

I had a lovely Valentine's Day - was very spoiled with flowers and dinner.

Alan W. Davidson said...

Cathy- You again! The naked skinny pig was pretty small and didn't eat very much. Err, he didn't live very long either.

Laura- Everyone knows that the big teddy bear has a soft, mushy core.

"V"- Bet he does laundry and grocery shopping as well. And he wears a fez! Sounds like my kinda guy...a real keeper.

Mari- Yeah, we need someone to do a 'behind the scenes' documentary about this.

Danielle- Spoiled, indeed. Did you also get a big box of chocolates?

Laurita said...

Awww, I came back to read V's comment. So sweet. She must be some kind of special woman, I'd say.