Thursday caption contest

"I'm just saying, I think I saw a shark, but it could have been something else."

Congratulations, Teresa Martin Klaiber, for bringing a smile to the face of Gwen Granados, our guest judge from the National Archives at Riverside. She shared this photograph with us, and we all agreed it was eminently caption-worthy. (Teresa, if you send an e-mail to, I can send you your 15% discount code to use at the National Archives eStore.)

The photograph is in a file on “Porpoises, 1965–1967,” among the records of the  11th Naval District in Record Group 181, Records of Naval Districts and Shore Establishments. Its original caption reads, “Sam the Sea Lion and his trainer Walley Ross.”

OK, captioners, get your thinking caps on for this week’s challenge. This Sunday is Mother’s Day, so maybe these ladies are celebrating their day! Write your own caption in the comments section at the bottom of this page.

Your caption here!


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15 Responses to Thursday caption contest

  1. Lil says:

    “Never thought they’d put us back on tricycles!”


  2. Jeanne says:

    Two more miles and I will earn my 6th basket flower!


  3. NDD says:

    Just like mom told you, “in case there’s an accident, make sure you wear clean underwear.”


  4. Bruce Oren says:

    Don’t let the smiles fool you: Give these biker gangs wide berth.


  5. Mickey says:

    When daddy takes your T-bird away…


  6. Mickey says:

    Making Highways Safe Again in Miami!


  7. Vicki Bristow says:

    No one can stop us…we are on a mission!


  8. Marie Arter says:

    And now, here’s a still from the filming of that hot girl group ” The Boulevard Babes” cover the Dobie Bros – Takin’ It To The Streets !


  9. Gayle Shrader says:

    We’ll show them! We refuse to buy gas at 10 cents a gallon.


  10. Janis Comstock-Jones says:

    Sturgis would never be the same.


  11. RexAnn says:

    Come on ladies they can take are keys, but they will never stop us from going to bingo!


  12. Meredith says:

    “Agnes stop looking at the camera! This isn’t a beauty contest — it’s a race!”


  13. Hugh Ryon says:

    Then there were certain ladies that were pedaling it all over town!


  14. Frank McGrath says:

    Biker Chicks


  15. Harold says:

    I’m tired of all those old men whistling at us. You would think they have never seen girls on bikes before.


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