For Better or For Worse by Lynn Johnston

For Better or For Worse

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  1. Earl  Wash

    Earl Wash said, over 5 years ago

    “Oh……..nothing, just the same old stuff!”

  2. pouncingtiger

    pouncingtiger said, over 5 years ago

    I’m relatively new to this comic strip. I take it that Lynn Johnston is Canadian.

    Good news. Montreal and Vancouver are still in the hunt for Lord Stanley’s Cup.

  3. JoanHelen

    JoanHelen said, over 5 years ago

    Is he the younger brother?

  4. JazzyBella

    JazzyBella GoComics PRO Member said, over 5 years ago

    Elly can only dream…sigh

  5. WebSpider

    WebSpider said, over 5 years ago

    Oh, I am very certain that Connie’s Phil Sense is ringing like a bell by this time… Knocking at the door in 3, 2, 1… ?

    How further down the road before Georgia comes into the scene?

  6. wndrwrthg

    wndrwrthg GoComics PRO Member said, over 5 years ago


  7. jaeldid66

    jaeldid66 said, over 5 years ago

    Ladyfingers, being a stay at home mom is as exciting as it gets. Now that the kiddo’s grown and flown, I miss the excitement!

  8. lightenup

    lightenup said, over 5 years ago

    This is why I had my adventures before I had kids. I had fun, got into trouble (and got out of trouble), travelled and partied. Now that I have more of a domesticated life, I have no regrets nor do I wish that I was still doing those things. I totally appreciate and enjoy my life at home with my family, and I don’t find it boring. I agree with jaeldid66… it’s plenty exciting for me!

    On the other hand, I have a friend who recently divorced her husband and is acting like a 22 year old again. Considering she has 3 children, 8 years and under, and is around 40 years old, I can see how her delayed “wild child” behavior is affecting others.

  9. nighthawks

    nighthawks GoComics PRO Member said, over 5 years ago

    well , Elizabeth spit up yesterday……

  10. gaebie

    gaebie said, over 5 years ago

    ladyfingers86 said, about 5 hours ago “Seems like Phil has an exciting life. Can a stay-at-home housewife with two young children lead an exciting life?”

    An exciting life is only temporary, Elly leads a fulfilling life with a husband and two children (cleaning up the spit may not seem so fulfilling today though)

    But when they get old, Elly will have a close family to enjoy. When Phil gets old, his only hope is that John and Elly’s family will come to visit at Christmas.

  11. Vice Admiral Allan

    Vice Admiral Allan GoComics PRO Member said, over 5 years ago

    Yes, FBorFW is a Canadian Comic. Based (loosely) on the life of Lynn Johnson, as she lived in a small town of Lynn Lake then ‘small town’ Ontario just north of Toronto (about the size of 1990’s Milton).

  12. Kab Buch

    Kab Buch said, over 5 years ago

    Also Ms. Johnson ended the originals to go back in history and those I don’t know how much she has changed. Why she had Elly stay married to John I’ll never know.

  13. summerdog

    summerdog said, over 5 years ago

    I guess I’m the only one who finds Phil creepy.

    Elly stayed married to John, but Lynn didn’t stay married to hers!

  14. Mirthiful

    Mirthiful said, over 5 years ago

    That was my plan too Lightenup. I had a ton of adventures and experiences before having kids at age 32 and 35. I thought I would be content to just sit back and remember the excitement… but it’s hard. Kind of like mourning because by the time the kids are old enough for me to have some freedom again, I’ll probably not be that interested in it anymore.

    I know that I am blessed to have two incredibly wonderful kids and I’m very thankful for them. I enjoy watching them grow up and being here for them. But there is a large part of me that really, really misses the excitement and the old life I had.

  15. cleokaya (THE FLASH)

    cleokaya (THE FLASH) said, over 5 years ago

    Well, I had an interesting trip in the bathroom recently where I stumbled over one of Elizabeth’s toys and narrowly missed falling into an empty bathtub. Upon hitting the tile, I noticed dust behind the toilet bowl so I brought in the vacuum and while cleaning up the dust I discovered that there was also a ring around the tub. As I finished vacuuming I put it away and returned to the bathroom where I grabbed a sponge and Comet and cleaned the tub. Since I already was cleaning porcelain I decided to clean the sink and toilet too. After which, I put windex on the mirror and grabbed a paper towel to wipe the mirror down. It was then that I noticed the counter could use a wipe down as well.

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