Phoebe and Her Unicorn by Dana Simpson

Phoebe and Her Unicorn

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  1. ujean

    ujean said, over 3 years ago

    Oops! I know that feeling. The beauty of the wakening land brings tears to your eyes. Then the pollen hits.
    It usually doesn’t get me until they start harvesting the hay around here but I’ve seen Marigold’s expression in panel 3 in the mirror once or twice.

  2. luckylouie

    luckylouie said, over 3 years ago

    Poor Marigold! It looks like her nostrils aren’t so heavenly this time of year. And I sympathize completely. From March to November, I can tell what’s blooming, depending on whether my eyes, nose or throat are irritated. (And from November to March, I probably have a cold…)

  3. Destiny23

    Destiny23 said, over 3 years ago

    Blow on her tail and see if your wish comes true!

  4. Simon_Jester

    Simon_Jester said, over 3 years ago

    @Destiny23

    I dunno about that. Do we REALLY wanna see Dakota with a bad case of acne?

  5. Q4horse

    Q4horse said, over 3 years ago

    But she is a magical unicorn! Allergies are so mundane. Isn’t there a magical remedy for this?

  6. Bruno Zeigerts

    Bruno Zeigerts said, over 3 years ago

    My late roommate used to think I was getting a cold when I sneezed. I would say it was my allergy(which it was.)
    He’d reply, ’It’s not allergy season.’
    My reply,"My allergies don’t keep calendars.’

  7. PoodleGroomer

    PoodleGroomer said, over 3 years ago

    Oak, maple, and pine trees bloom a month before flowers pop up or grass turns green.

  8. T_Lexi

    T_Lexi said, over 3 years ago

    @Bruno Zeigerts

    : D My hubby’s mom kept telling him he had a “summer cold.” After we were married, I finally sent him to an allergy specialist… (and he’s allergic to various things in every single month of the year.)

  9. celecca

    celecca GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    marigold – hasn’t anyone ever told you NOT to hold in a sneeze?

  10. The Wolf In Your Midst

    The Wolf In Your Midst said, over 3 years ago

    @Q4horse

    Yes there is. It’s called “benadryl” and it’s available at your local magical drugstore!

  11. Tom Flapwell

    Tom Flapwell said, over 3 years ago

    Yeah, you’d think a herbivore wouldn’t.

  12. Comic Minister

    Comic Minister said, over 3 years ago

    I know Phoebe.

  13. bopard

    bopard said, over 3 years ago

    @Q4horse

    an equine with hay fever? there’s as much a cure for irony as there is for backache

  14. bopard

    bopard said, over 3 years ago

    What happens to the flora and fauna that get hit with the blast?

  15. Nabuquduriuzhur

    Nabuquduriuzhur said, over 3 years ago

    Oregon is weird with allergies. Mold is the primary allergy in the willamette valley (the name means valley of sickness) and it’s worst during the 9 month wet season. There’s enough rain during the spring to keep most plant-based allergens to levels like 100, 250, etc.
    .
    Most years there has been sunshine but no rain for months on the east side of the cascades. Pollen counts from juniper tend to be in the 1000s. One year, a local allergy outfit that kept track had a count over 6000. Like a yellow fog in places. Arg.

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