Gil Clemens’ UFO Sightings Part Two

In part two of this fascinating documentary, Gil recounts some of his more dramatic UFO sightings.

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Issue 3 of Falling Rock National Park is finished! Here is the finished cover:
issue-3-cover-lowSubscribers will be getting their copies as soon as they get back from the printer.
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my neighbors are aliens

I’m not talking about the kind of alien that made this country great.
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I’m talking about the kind of alien from outer space. My neighbors, you see, have this oddly shaped garage:

What possible use could this garage have for a terrestrial vehicle? It is way too tall, even for a Hummer.  No, this garage was custom-built for a flying saucer of the UFO variety. Imagine the aliens putting their craft down in the cover of night. They jump out of their interplanetary ride, turn it on its side, and quietly roll it into the garage. Boom! No one’s the wiser.

Further giving this away as a garage for a UFO, it opens both in front and in back. Why would you need to drive your car into the backyard? Nobody does that. The occupants of this otherwise unassuming house need this garage to roll the UFO straight into a hangar, cleverly disguised as a Tuff Shed, where they can refill its fuel and make any repairs necessary for the ride home.

Now, as any person who has seen a few movies can tell you, there are two distinct kinds of aliens. The good (or benevolent) kind, and the bad (or nation-building) kind.

Which kind of aliens are living right down the street from me? I have yet to determine.  The lack of laser blasts and human enslavement lead me to believe they are the good kind of aliens, but this could also be a cover. They could be part of a sleeper cell, waiting for the right moment to awaken the fury of distant worlds.

What am I to do in the meantime? Now that I know for a fact that there are aliens less than a football field’s distance from my front door, I must be vigilant. Do I see suspicious activity in the area? Gatherings of two or more beings wearing fedoras and trench coats? Lights in the sky that could be some kind of interplanetary Morse Code? Cats going missing overnight? These could all point to alien collaboration, propagation, infiltration. I never, not once, imagined moving to this neighborhood would require me to save Earth civilization as we know it.

Couple the weird garage with this mysterious sign in another neighbor’s front yard, and you can see why the previous owner of my house was so keen to get it off her hands.

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From the sketchbook.alien-head-robe alien-stone-heads-utah-mountains

I’m thinking these guys will have to make an appearance in Falling Rock National Park.

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a little information about extra terrestrials

Aliens steal our water. The universe is experiencing a drought, and Earth is the last place left where you can simply turn on a tap and drink. Aliens bring those large water-cooler jugs and take their fill, never returning the favor.

Aliens eat cats. Cats are a delicacy on alien planets.

Aliens eat name-brand candy. Sprinkle pieces in the forest and little aliens come scurrying out for more.

Aliens never got their flu shots. Sneeze in their face (or the closest approximation) and they’re down for the count. Weaklings!

Aliens either have tentacles, long limbs, or tubes coming out of their bodies. Some kind of long, gangly feature.

Some aliens have sharp teeth. Those are the biters.

Aliens have green blood, or come from a green planet, or use green light bulbs on their ships.

Some aliens have eyes like a squid, others have eyes like a shark. Most have brows that are permanently creased, making it look like they are deep in thought over how best to kill and devour you.

Aliens are flabbergasted by devices such as blenders, TVs, microwaves, and other common household appliances. This in spite of their far superior space flight technology.

Aliens can read our thoughts. This makes them hate us; they see we are just as petty and mean as they are.

They also hate us because we are free.

Aliens are like ants or bees. You have to kill the queen or else they’ll just keep on coming.

Aliens can learn English much more easily than we can learn their language. They like to hold that over our heads, as if bilingualism is a measure of intellect.

Aliens have very good poker faces. An alien’s face is located on the inside of its abdomen or under its left tentacle, making it difficult to see.

Aliens care not for trivialities such as precious metals or paper money. They want plastic bags and pandas. We’re not sure why.

Aliens love to conquer but have no plans for post-war infrastructure. They just say Mission Accomplished and call it a day.

Aliens saw Ingrid Bergman on TV and would like to know if she’s available for coffee sometime. Strike that — anytime.

Parasitic aliens are covered in slime.

Don’t lend your car to an alien. It will ruin the transmission, rip out the passenger seat, then do donuts in an empty parking lot. This after killing and devouring you.

Aliens will steal all your good ideas and never return your calls when they get famous.

Aliens love mayonnaise.

Aliens cannot grow facial hair.

Do not confuse aliens with intergalactic robots. Aliens will kill and devour you, while robots talk in mechanical voices. There are other differences, but that’s another list.