Sooky Rottweiler by Cynthia

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  1. pierreandnicole

    pierreandnicole said, about 1 year ago

    Give nature some time….could happily surprise you!

  2. SCOTTtheBADGER

    SCOTTtheBADGER said, about 1 year ago

    Nobody claimed, or made off with, the basketball in 3 years?

  3. GEE1A

    GEE1A said, about 1 year ago

    pierreandnicole: best answer to post, at least that’s what conservatives in the U.S. would say, that nature takes care of itself.

  4. Cynthia

    Cynthia GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @SCOTTtheBADGER

    Mt. Sawdust is taller than most buildings in Bathurst and the whole mill site is surrounded by a fence with a sign that says “no trespassing”, but only humans listen to that. cats and dogs see it more as a suggestion…

    I’m glad that you asked about the basketball, It’s a little nod to a local tragedy that had so much hype around it that I almost hoped that nobody would notice it.

    In january 2008 a bus carrying the Bathurst High School basketball team coming back from a game in Moncton crashed on highway 8, just outside of Bathurst. Seven of the boys and one teacher died.

    I was living in Tracadie at the time and did not know any of the victims personally, but now I know some of their parents, though. There’s been a memorial on that spot on the highway where the accident happened, there’s a memorial at their school, the funeral was held at the arena and showed on tv, a film was made and they just finished another darn memorial downtown! Sometimes, I wonder if all that comemoration doesn’t just give the city something to talk about and if it does not hurt the families more then it helps them so I did not want to do a whole cartoon on the subject, more on the resilience of life itself, with just a little thought (the basketball) for that tragedy in particular.

  5. Cynthia

    Cynthia GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @GEE1A

    Completely agree, progressives just say that it’s no excuse to throw all of our greenhouse gases at it!

  6. SCOTTtheBADGER

    SCOTTtheBADGER said, about 1 year ago

    Thank you for the background information, Cynthia.

  7. Mountaingreenery

    Mountaingreenery said, about 1 year ago

    @Cynthia

    Thank you for the back story. The basketball is very poignant.

    I am glad that nature has taken over the sawdust mountain.

  8. SCOTTtheBADGER

    SCOTTtheBADGER said, about 1 year ago

    That really IS a happy lil’ Chihuahua.

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