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  1. Niki Cox GoComics Pro Member commented on For Better or For Worse 1 day ago

    She’ll lay it across the rafters so she doesn’t fall through the drywall or plaster that is the ceiling. It’ll give her something solid to stand on.

  2. Niki Cox GoComics Pro Member commented on Ozy and Millie 6 days ago

    I’ll never forget missing first place in the regional spelling bee for my grade level when I screwed up the spelling of “icy”: i-c-e-y. Three letters.

  3. Niki Cox GoComics Pro Member commented on Beardo 12 days ago

    …the procedure itself was nothing, though. Once they finally got an IV in me (it took four tries), they numbed me, and while I was fully alert the whole time, I didn’t feel a thing.

  4. Niki Cox GoComics Pro Member commented on Beardo 12 days ago

    I had my first when I was 28. Of course, I have IBS, but other than that, the main reason is because I’ve got a family history of colon cancer on both sides of my family. The prep, though, was hellish, especially with damaged nerves from a spinal surgery in my mid-20s. My poor system just did not want to cooperate and flush out, and I almost had to postpone it. I’m not looking forward to my next one in two years…

  5. Niki Cox GoComics Pro Member commented on Beardo 21 days ago

    “The teaching career will have more stability though.”

    Hahahahahahahahahahahahahaha! Only if it’s full-time, my friend. I’m an adjunct, and my first year, I got to teach the maximum number of classes per semester, which meant a modest but doable income. Every year since, however, not even close. This past year? Out of a maximum limit of 10 class? I was assigned four at less than $2500 each. So…

  6. Niki Cox GoComics Pro Member commented on Beardo 21 days ago

    I did it two different semesters… the most recent being fall 2009. I still have nightmares.

  7. Niki Cox GoComics Pro Member commented on Beardo 21 days ago

    I actually subscribe to DogTV for my dog. I work a lot of hours, and it actually keeps her brain active when I can’t take many breaks to play with her. She acts out less, this way. Once, I even found one of her toys sitting on the TV stand right in front of the TV, like she was offering it to the lady asking her if she, “want[s] to play, Dog-dog? Good girl, Dog-dog!” When that didn’t work, she started whining each time the woman comes on. It’s adorable and hilarious.

  8. Niki Cox GoComics Pro Member commented on Beardo 21 days ago

    Yes! Love this. Halloween 2013, I was Steampunk She-ra.

  9. Niki Cox GoComics Pro Member commented on Beardo 22 days ago

    As an artist and writer stuck adjunct teaching freshman writing courses (fewer classes every year, too, it seems) for five years and counting, I need the whole story… for inspiration and hope! :)

  10. Niki Cox GoComics Pro Member commented on Arlo and Janis 22 days ago

    As a busty lady myself, I can tell you EXACTLY why they’re flat-chested: ouch. Having a small airway is not the only reason I don’t run, let’s put it that way.