Peanuts by Charles Schulz

Peanuts

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  1. TMO1

    TMO1 GoComics PRO Member said, about 12 hours ago

    For most kids, that would be the truth. I always hated that the teachers seemed to expect that all the kids would have something interesting to write about, like a trip to Europe or something. Most people couldn’t afford to fly when I was in elementary school, and road trips are NOT FUN – they were torture in those days.

  2. TEMPLO S.U.D.

    TEMPLO S.U.D. said, about 12 hours ago

    already off to a rocky start Linus is

  3. F6F5Hellcat

    F6F5Hellcat said, about 12 hours ago

    Come now Linus, you did more than read comic books and watch TV. You played baseball on the worst team in you’re area. You hung out with your best friend, giving him advice that is a thousand times better than he gets from the “5 cent psychiatrist” of the neighborhood. You took Snoopy on a secret mission that turned out to be his surprise birthday party. Biggest thing you did all summer was put up with your sister. And that’s never easy with girls like her. With girls not like her it’s easy, to a breeze, to highly enjoyable. Don’t ask her what you did over the summer because she’s clueless.

  4. F6F5Hellcat

    F6F5Hellcat said, about 12 hours ago

    @TMO1

    Dum-Dums (especially the delicious root beer flavored ones) and activity books (no, I don’t mean plain and simple coloring books, talking books with coloring pages, mazes, word searches, maybe some math, maybe some simple crossword puzzles), and in latter years activity packets my mom came up with made road trips a lot more fun. Of course there was the age old problem of riding in the back seat with siblings.

  5. Jo Clear (aka: Grasshopper)

    Jo Clear (aka: Grasshopper) said, about 11 hours ago

    It makes me laugh that he has to ask Lucy…and she tells him without being mean….I also think most kids do things like this instead of going on vacations….So no biggie, just write it all down, Linus..that’s fine….

  6. orinoco womble

    orinoco womble said, about 11 hours ago

    I usually turned these compositions into book reviews of everything I read over the summer…usually needed several pages.

  7. unclescrooge

    unclescrooge said, about 10 hours ago

    My younger sister spent 1 summer in a cast from her neck
    to about mid thigh after having surgery for curvature of the
    spine. Then she wore a Milwaukee brace for 2 years!

  8. retropop

    retropop said, about 9 hours ago

    He also played baseball on Charlie Brown’s team :)

  9. K.C. Fahel

    K.C. Fahel said, about 7 hours ago

    @F6F5Hellcat

    My mother used to find me these huge jumbo Activity books. Between that, a reading book, being told to “stay on YOUR side” by my sibling, and singing along with the radio (“the station’s going out…let’s find a new one!”), I always loved the family road trips. The last one I went on (I was 17) took 3 weeks and we went as far as El Paso, TX from New England, with stops in NY, DC, Atlanta, New Orleans, Houston…among others. Best. Trip. Ever!

  10. Cooncat

    Cooncat said, about 7 hours ago

    Hey Linus, go as Brian Williams for some ideas … he’s got a great imagination!

  11. dheine1971

    dheine1971 GoComics PRO Member said, about 7 hours ago

    “1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9, 491 words to go!”

  12. orinoco womble

    orinoco womble said, about 7 hours ago

    @K.C. Fahel

    Ah yes, the joys of AM radio…remember it well.

  13. Stephen Treadwell

    Stephen Treadwell said, about 7 hours ago

    I bet he also spent time sitting on the floor sucking his thumb & holding his blanket.

  14. groovebilledani

    groovebilledani said, about 5 hours ago

    No summer camp this time? Oh, yeah — they’re full of queen snakes! Getting chomped by a queen snake would make for good material, at least….

  15. Retired Dude

    Retired Dude said, about 5 hours ago

    That’s pretty much what I did this summer.

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