January 9, 2017- I blinked hard a couple of times because tears pricked at the back of my eyes…It was Bernard! The big human flung open the door, let out a high pitched whistle and Bernard jumped into the front seat with us. The big human slammed the door shut and we continued to speed down the road at an alarming rate and made a few hairpin turns that made me queasy. I shifted my weight on the seat and turned my attention back to Bernard.
“I’m so glad you’re ok!” I said as I squeezed him as hard as I could.
“I thought you had exploded!”
He looked at me and with a raised eyebrow, “I would have exploded if I had listened to YOU and waited in the truck,” he said with a scowl.
“Well, I’m glad you didn’t bother listening to me…what happened exactly?” I asked.
“I don’t think this is really the time or the place to tell you,” he said as he looked out the back window and gulped.
“We’ve got bigger problems!”
I looked over my shoulder and noticed that the tall thin human’s henchman was pointing something out the window.
“What is that?” I whispered.
I glanced at Bernard and saw panic wash over his face. He was totally silent for a beat and it was if he snapped back into reality when I nudged him.
“That…” he paused “is a rocket launcher.”