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Saturday Comic

As I’ve said before, Red and Rover is my go-to strip. This one is from June 27, 2016.

Red and Rover, June 27, 2016

Red and Rover, June 27, 2016

Things really couldn’t be more idyllic.

 

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Hookworm at the Beach

My Facebook feed has been full of stories about the Canadian couple who acquired hookworm, or as the story stresses, larva migrans, while vacationing in the Dominican Republic. Of course, many of the stories tell you that the solution for this is that you should always wears shoes on the beach.

Oh, really?

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Saturday Comic

For today, there’s a lot of this kind of cartoon running around lately. It’s from Rhymes with Orange by Hilary Price and appeared on September 4, 2017.

Rhymes with Orange, September 4, 2017

Rhymes with Orange, September 4, 2017

The joke does get old after a while.

 

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Saturday Comic

Today we’ll go with a comic from Zits, by Jerry Scott and Jim Borgman. It appeared October 21, 2013.

Zits, October 21, 2013

Zits, October 21, 2013

And somehow this is considered “normal” and acceptable.

 

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I suspect most folks are aware that in the Civil War, many Confederate soldiers ended up (or started out) going barefoot. In the south, they’d all probably grown up wearing shoes only occasionally, and as the war continued, supplies were hard to get.

Here’s a story, though, of a Union soldier known for going barefoot.

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Saturday Comic

One of my favorite comic strips is Arlo & Janis, created by Jimmy Johnson. This strip appeared on September 13, 2006.

Arlo & Janis - September 13, 2006

Arlo & Janis – September 13, 2006

Jimmy Johnson is about the right age to be a hippy, and you can see that in this strip, showing typical college student dress from the 1960s. Of course, that includes bare feet.

And see if you can figure out who “Arlo” and “Janis” are named after.

 

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A Plea

I’ve shared quite a few barefoot poems over the years. Well, I’ve found another one.

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