Boys and squirrels of the Class of 2021….
Today marks a huge a milestone in your sciurine lives. For the past 18 weeks, you’ve climbed the ranks from kindergarten to high school… and for much of that time you probably wondered what practical use any of those lessons would have in your adult lives.
Squirrel History probably didn’t excite you very much… yet knowing how to avoid our enemies like humans and hawks will keep you from repeating the mistakes of your ancestors.
You may not have been very interested in physical education… yet that training will save your life the first time you need to make a midair jump from 150 feet off the ground.
Those language arts lessons you despised will come in handy when you need to alert your comrades that there’s a dog in the vicinity.
Those mind-numbing physics equations will keep you from starving during the winter when the only available food is in a lofty birdfeeder that the humans think you can’t access.
I could go on and on, but you get the point. The time you spent in school when you’d have rather been out chasing your friends all over the street will be the key to your success as adult squirrels. I am so very proud of all each and every one of you in the 2021 Class of Saturday Squirrels….
Now…. go out there and grab life by the nuts!!!!!
And have a great weekend everyone!