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Saturday Comic

Today’s comic is from an old strip called Cuties, by E. Simms Campbell. Campbell was the first African-American cartoonist to really break out, and regularly appeared in Esquire Magazine, among others. He also did the Cuties comic strip.

This cartoon was published on January 16, 1960.

Cuties, January 16, 1960

Cuties, January 16, 1960

Of course, to all of us, that answer should always be, “Yes!”

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Saturday Comic

OK, it’s very, very late Saturday. So late that everybody insists on calling it “Sunday”. But better late than never.

Today’s comic comes from Rose is Rose. It was published on May 29, 1996. It was sent to me by a reader of this blog.

Rose is Rose, May 29, 1996

Rose is Rose, May 29, 1996

Out of the mouths of babes . . .

[H/T: Jason]

 

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It seems my Facebook feed is full of barefoot friends excitedly pointing out one of these two stories: Michelle Obama Says You Can Go Barefoot in the White House, FLOTUS’ barefoot policy for the White House, and Michelle Obama Has an Amazing Dress Code Policy for White House Guests.

Excuse me while I go take off my rose-colored glasses.

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Gee, Wijiji

I know I’ve been quite slow updating here. But I am (slowly) moving along. Now I’m up to August 19, 2016 at Chaco Canyon. That day I hiked out to the Wijiji ruins.

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Saturday Comic

Today’s comic comes from November 20, 1966. It is from Muggs and Skeeter, drawn by Wally Bishop.

Muggs and Skeeter, November 30, 1966

Muggs and Skeeter, November 30, 1966

It’s an interesting point. Somehow it is humans that are supposed to get cold feet in the winter, but barefooters know that we can handle much colder temperatures than most folks expect. (That said, a lot of snow just doesn’t do it for me.)

 

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Saturday Comic

Today’s comic is from Moderately Confused by Jeff Stahler. It appeared on December 28, 2015.

Moderately Confused, December 28, 2015

Moderately Confused, December 28, 2015

If you are going to hell, make sure you are a barefooter first. Then the Legos won’t bother you.

 

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Let me continue from where I left off describing my trip Out West. I’m now up to August 18, when I hiked the Pueblo Alto trail. I’ve hiked it in every time I’ve been to Chaco Canyon (twice before), and written about it in Pueblo Alto and Getting High.

This time let me emphasize the Chacoan Roads a bit.

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