Frazz by Jef Mallett

Frazz

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  1. AshburnStadium

    AshburnStadium said, 7 months ago

    Michigan, because of its westward position in the Eastern time zone (and its being so far north), has very late sunrise and sunset times.
    I used to go to the little hamlet of Hell, Livingston County every Father’s Day weekend from 2003-2007. Legal sunset there was around 9:15 PM just before the summer solstice, and it didn’t get dark until 10 PM.
    Sunrise and sunset are a full 45 minutes later than Philadelphia.

  2. AshburnStadium

    AshburnStadium said, 7 months ago

    My classic car club used the Hell Creek Ranch campground as a base camp to attend the Oldsmobile Homecoming car show, which is held in Lansing every year the day before Father’s Day.

  3. Ewal Doh

    Ewal Doh GoComics PRO Member said, 7 months ago

    @AshburnStadium

    True enough for MI. I once spent June in Scotland. With DST, never saw a dark sky for the first week.

  4. bbadenov

    bbadenov said, 7 months ago

    I used to go to Norway a lot. In July, you can sit on a park bench at midnight and read a newspaper with the ambient light alone. Between that and the jet lag, it drove my internal clock nuts.

  5. DutchUncle

    DutchUncle said, 7 months ago

    Second the motion on Scandinavian summer. Walking back to the hotel from a restaurant in Oslo at 11:45 in dusk, no streetlights. Copenhagen, Denmark, families with children (including us) having pastry and tea and coffee in the Tivoli gardens at midnight.

  6. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 7 months ago

    That is some chilly running. Though he would heat up soon enough.

  7. Strod

    Strod GoComics PRO Member said, 7 months ago

    I find it fascinating that precisely when we are going through the shortest days of the winter all you guys decided to point out the longest days of the summer.
     
    I guess you may all be getting a little SAD?

  8. Ewal Doh

    Ewal Doh GoComics PRO Member said, 7 months ago

    @Strod

    If it makes you feel any better, we’re now having both breakfast and dinner in the dark.

    My professional association announced a few years ago that we were meeting in Alaska in a couple years … with great rates for travel and accommodations. You guessed it— January. Web check gave us about three hours of full daylight.

  9. Potrzebie

    Potrzebie said, 7 months ago

    I’m thinking of 10 or 11 am. No traffic, but the wind may be chilly.

  10. dzw3030

    dzw3030 said, 7 months ago

    Why can’t Frazz run in a neighborhood with no kids? What am I missing? Merry Christmas ! :-)

  11. bigpuma

    bigpuma said, 7 months ago

    @dzw3030

    I was asking the same question. Is Burke saying that there are kids in every neighborhood? There are certainly a lot more in some neighborhoods than in others.

  12. bigpuma

    bigpuma said, 7 months ago

    @Ewal Doh

    Posted a reply to your comment from last night there. And the Bruckner, by the way, was stupendous!

  13. Ginny

    Ginny GoComics PRO Member said, 7 months ago

    Maybe he means that if Frazz runs later all the kids will be opening their presents and he would miss them. He HAS chosen to work at a school w/lots of kids.

  14. Tom Flapwell

    Tom Flapwell GoComics PRO Member said, 7 months ago

    @bigpuma

    Your proposed answer must be the correct one. Still, I don’t see why Frazz thinks he needs to start his run 90 minutes before any lights come on just to get peace.

  15. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 7 months ago

    @dzw3030

    Most neighborhoods have children. Hard to find apartments that just cater to adults anymore.

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