They thought the government was seeding the clouds.
They made that jump all by themselves.
This is an amalgamation of my great aunts, Tante Marta and Tante Lydia and old-lady Brown. They were quirky old hens that always thought the sky was falling, either with Soviet Missiles, or our own government spying on the citizens.
The drawing is graphite, scanned and moved around in Photoshop CS 5.5 - Click the image to enlarge the piece.