Pickles by Brian Crane

Pickles

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  1. hsawlrae

    hsawlrae said, over 2 years ago

    Hey, everyone should live old enough to tick Earl off.

  2. win

    win said, over 2 years ago

    it’s a Long life

  3. TEMPLO S.U.D.

    TEMPLO S.U.D. said, over 2 years ago

    My maternal grandfather lived to be 96. Now THAT is old in my point of view (paternal 78).

  4. KenTheCoffinDweller

    KenTheCoffinDweller said, over 2 years ago

    @ИOMЯOM – Hope you had as many enjoyable moments with him as I did with my great-grandmother who made it to 103. I learned a lot of American History from her. And a lot about the old way of life. She was one of the original settlers in the Cherokee strip when it was opened to settlement.

  5. Nabuquduriuzhur

    Nabuquduriuzhur said, over 2 years ago

    Much of it is how you treat yourself. With the exception of the smokers, most of my relatives died in their 80s or 90s. My granddad built a completely new room for his house when he was 70.
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    The boomers are the first generation since 1910 that has a reduced life expectancy than the prior generation (including WWII!). The drugs really do catch up to a person. Early onset dementia, mental illness, cancers, infectious diseases, you name it.
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    Read EMCDDA’s publication “Treatment and Care for Older Drug Users.” It’s grim.
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    Going by the Boomer’s experience, because of the incredible schism in drug use between GenX men and GenX women I would expect that the women will live 10 to 20 years less long than the men on average.

  6. jim12345

    jim12345 said, over 2 years ago

    Is Earl jealous ?

  7. treesareus

    treesareus said, over 2 years ago

    Earl sat on the park bench too much. The first “excersise” should be to pack the TV to the trash bin. Then keep moving; walking is best.

  8. Number Three

    Number Three said, over 2 years ago

    Everything ticks you off, Earl!

    Are Earl & Opal in their 70’s?

    xxx

  9. USAFMSGT

    USAFMSGT said, over 2 years ago

    @Nabuquduriuzhur

    Nab, you’re a ray of sunshine this morning.

  10. riverhawk

    riverhawk GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

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  11. Kathe

    Kathe GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    @Number Three

    I do not know for certain but they seem to be in their 70’s.

  12. Linguist

    Linguist said, over 2 years ago

    I’ve had two uncles ( one still alive ) who played golf well into their nineties. My grandmother on my father’s side lived until 98. My mother retired, finally, at 83 and kept her own house and was very active until almost 90. She used to say: Age is just Mind over Matter. She didn’t mind and it didn’t matter.
    She also said age was just a number – and hers was unlisted !

  13. Kab Buch

    Kab Buch said, over 2 years ago

    @KenTheCoffinDweller

    With my mom 87, all I learned how rough she had it growing up repeatly, and how abused she was from her mom.

  14. Jon Smyth

    Jon Smyth said, over 2 years ago

    I would like to live to be 1200, but I’d settle for 600. Now if my body would just stop aging.

  15. mythreesons

    mythreesons GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    @KenTheCoffinDweller

    Was her name Laura Crews by any chance? She’s a legend here. My family didn’t come to Garfield County until 1920’s. Check out my profile.

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