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Saturday Comic

Just like last week, I’m going to pull out another summertime Red and Rover. This one is from August 19 from 2016.

Red and Rover, August 19, 2016

Red and Rover, August 19, 2016

Aside from the summertime contentment, it also illustrates the ways that toes have a way of being useful that shoes just cannot capture.

 

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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.

 

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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1,000,000 Hits

Today my blog got its 1 millionth hit.

And it only took me a bit over 8 years . . .

1,000,000 Hits

1,000,000 Hits

 

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.

 

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.

 

Colorful Characters: Polk McCullough

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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