Jan 9, 2020

POTW Squirrel Appreciation DayWe admit it, this Photo of the Week shot was just too cute to resist even though it was blatant promotion from the Boat Show. Yes, it’s Twiggy doing what squirrels do every day in their natural habitat, water-skiing, captured by Dave Sanford.

There’s so much about Twiggy I want to know: how do they teach her (him?) to do it? Does he (she?) enjoy it? You can find out for yourself at the Boat Show.

You can also participate in the Photo of the Week by sending your own irresistibly adorable photo to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Anything boating related. If you see another water-skiing rodent in your travels, that would be perfect or anything else boat related, on near or pertaining to boats. Keep them coming!

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