Category Archives: Comics

Sunday’s Best: Ill-Prepared for Re-entry

Today’s WuMo strip is quite fitting considering today is the last day of fall break.  While I’ve spent some time getting ready for tomorrow’s re-entry, I know that there will be things that I missed or that I forgot.  I … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: Getting with the Program

This classic Peanuts strip by Charles Schulz feels particularly appropriate, as the weather this weekend has been quite autumnal. As always, there’s something frustratingly true about Lucy’s approach to things (in this case, “programs”).  On one level, Charlie Brown can … Continue reading

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The Line Between Right and Easy

This past Sunday’s Frazz strip by Jef Mallett had another quality interaction between Caulfield and Mrs. Olsen worth sharing here.  It’s good to see wisdom come from Mrs. Olsen and for Caulfield to understand the response. (image from gocomics.com)

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Sunday’s Best: Pizza Slices and Scale

I’m not completely sure what it is about yesterday’s FoxTrot by Bill Amend that gives it punch, but it does.  On one level, it’s Jason Fox being Jason Fox.  There’s this mixture of hope with a kind of momentary austerity … Continue reading

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First Quarter’s End

The first quarter of the 2021-2022 school year comes to a close this week, and was it a doozy!  There were lots of reasons for this, lots of incidental things that came up.  And some of it was asked-for on … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: Postal Goals

Let me preface this with saying that I tend to order lots of things online and that often my purchases arrive in very good condition.  But sometimes, rarely, it can feel like this WuMo strip. On another level, a good … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: Ready Player One?

Today’s FoxTrot by Bill Amend is a fun one, particularly as it shows us that the line between reality and video-game fiction is already quite blurred.  The last frame is just icing on the cake. (image from gocomics.com)

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Sunday’s Best: The Nature of Replacement

Today’s Frazz by Jef Mallett works on a couple of different levels.  One, it’s brilliant observation.  Two, it speaks to something sobering about the human condition and how things change.  And the last panel is, as always, a good way … Continue reading

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Using Labor Day

Today was a work-day holiday for me.  If I didn’t go in to get some things done, I would likely be irreparably behind for the week.  Still not sure if I made a dent in things, but at least I … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: Sharp and Dull

In the middle of the three-day weekend here.  It’s been a decent weekend so far: good things to read, a good movie to watch, and some time with others.  Tomorrow will likely include a little more labor than I had … Continue reading

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