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Saturday Comic

Here’s a comic from a few weeks ago, on April 27. Frank and Ernest is usually predicated on some sort of really bad pun and this one is no exception.

Frank and Ernest, April 27, 2017

Frank and Ernest, April 27, 2017

Toeses with noses?

 

Adventures at the Smithsonian

I thought I’d write up something I dealt with way back in 1999. My family and I made a visit to the Smithsonian. I thought I was well-prepared—I knew they didn’t have a rule against bare feet.

Have you ever been surrounded by seven angry security guards?

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Saturday Comic

Here’s a comic from Carpe Diem, a Swedish strip by Niklas Eriksson. This one was published on March 31, 2017.

Carpe Diem, March 31, 2017

Carpe Diem, March 31, 2017

Lego jokes are getting old, but that’s a slightly different take on them.

 

Hope and Change

I had a chance to get out to Lake Hope State Park/Zaleski State Forest yesterday. Since I’m planning another trip Out West, and since I’ve also been doing a lousy job of training for it, I wanted to do a long hike, just to see how my body was doing.

I managed about 12 miles.

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Saturday Comic

For our comic today let’s go back to an Out Our Way from September 12, 1949. The strip was drawn by J. R. Williams.

Out Our Way, September 12, 1949

Out Our Way, September 12, 1949

If you are not used to going barefoot a lot, you really do need to work up to longer distances. The real question here is why is the kid in pain. As we are well aware, kids back then (well, country kids at least) went barefoot all summer long (and, from conversations I’ve had with some of them, could easily run on gravel).

 

Saturday Comic

For the weekend let’s go with this June 29, 2012 Rose is Rose strip.

Rose Is Rose, June 29, 2012

Rose Is Rose, June 29, 2012

These days I suspect we could really use a whole lot of barefoot politicians . . .

 

Saturday Comic

In all the time I’ve been doing these Saturday Comics, I have not repeated one. However, since today is Earth Day, I think this one deserves repeating.

Pogo, Earth Day, 1971

Pogo, Earth Day, 1971

It’s the 1971 Earth Day poster from Walt Kelly. (Needed now more than ever.)

 

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