Richard's Poor Almanac by Richard Thompson

Richard's Poor Almanac

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  1. Sisyphos

    Sisyphos said, 5 months ago

    I got stung by a bee once while we were driving around St.Louis, on the way back to Chicagoland from a summer vacation, back in the pre-air conditioned car days (one simply kept the windows open and hoped for a breeze, not bees). It was a ’57 Chevy…. We stopped at a drug store for some lotion-stuff, and I survived. I did not sing.

  2. tmt

    tmt said, 5 months ago

    “On the Road Again (Chipmunks Remix)” sounds hilarious.

  3. CARAPORAM

    CARAPORAM said, 5 months ago

    Richard, you could be a hit writing sing along songs for kids.

  4. justmeta

    justmeta GoComics PRO Member said, 5 months ago

    I would love this on a T-shirt

  5. Nun'Ya Bidness

    Nun'Ya Bidness said, 5 months ago

    @tmt

    Love the chipmunks! And their “On the Road Again”
    Too funny!

  6. ArthurAllen

    ArthurAllen said, 5 months ago

    If you could put it on headphones for the kids, great!

  7. ellisaana

    ellisaana GoComics PRO Member said, 5 months ago

    @Sisyphos

    Reminds me of the race car driver going down the straight at Summit Point who suddenly made a 90 degree turn to the right and drove into a ditch.
    The car wasn’t damaged.
    He had his helmet off when we got to him.
    “Bee in my bonnet,” he told us.

  8. ehtaniguchi

    ehtaniguchi said, 5 months ago

    One of my kids always needed to use the restroom 20 minutes after we pulled out of the gas station. One day, when we were in eastern Washington (most desert, with these signs on the highway saying ‘No Service’), the “I gotta pee” whine started up. I threw a paper cup into the backseat and said, “Here, use this!” We never heard the complaint again after that. And no ‘accidents,’ either.

  9. MysteryCat

    MysteryCat GoComics PRO Member said, 5 months ago

    Alice would love those songs.

  10. ellisaana

    ellisaana GoComics PRO Member said, 5 months ago

    @ehtaniguchi

    We did a lot of long distance car travel when we were kids.
    My mom claimed she would never have a two door car, because,
    in a pinch, she would pull over in some could open front and rear doors on off side of a four door and a kid could sit on the door sill.

  11. gopher gofer

    gopher gofer GoComics PRO Member said, 4 months ago

    my father’s favorite refrain was, “why didn’t you go when we stopped back there…?”

  12. JP Steve

    JP Steve GoComics PRO Member said, 4 months ago

    The two CD set is only $49.95!

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