Stone Soup by Jan Eliot

Stone Soup

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  1. somebodyshort

    somebodyshort said, over 1 year ago

    Didn’t end as badly as it could have.

  2. samvadi

    samvadi said, over 1 year ago

    she’s kidding, right?

  3. M.S. Campbell

    M.S. Campbell said, over 1 year ago

    hang on, not the end of the story

  4. Dora Dingle

    Dora Dingle said, over 1 year ago


    She is. Remember that is a comic strip. Unlike the other comic strips I read (Gasoline Alley, For Better Or For Worse), the kids (and the adults) in this one will never grow old.

  5. Purple Morpho 2015

    Purple Morpho 2015 said, over 1 year ago

    @Dora Dingle

    I agree.

  6. snarkm

    snarkm said, over 1 year ago

    Don’t be an idiot Val, babysitting isn’t a one way street. You are taking care of your sister’s kids for two week while she goes off to Paris. Do you seriously think Joan wouldn’t watch yours if you asked?

  7. JoanHelen

    JoanHelen said, over 1 year ago

    Evie would help as well, but my experience with girls the age of Holly and Alex is that they really don’t like their mother getting involved seriously with another man even if he is a good guy. They say they don’t mind and they try not to but in the end they aren’t mature enough to imagine a parent in a physical relationship with a new partner. When they are older and finished school they are able to deal with the reality a little better.

  8. FlyerTom

    FlyerTom said, over 1 year ago

    Jersey Shore is located right in the middle of PA. The nearest “shore” is at least 200 miles away.

  9. bansheehowl

    bansheehowl GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    That’s the second time Phil has said love, but I don’t recall her saying it.

  10. lightenup

    lightenup GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago


    Other than the “idiot” part, that was my thought too!

  11. Saskfan

    Saskfan said, over 1 year ago


    Why do you read shis stryp?

  12. IndyMan

    IndyMan said, over 1 year ago

    In the last frame, is Phil asking how many years until Holly and Alix are both gone and will just be Val and ‘Biscuit’ in the house? Or is he asking how many years has he loved Val in a vain hope she will return the love?

  13. JulieB

    JulieB said, over 1 year ago

    @Flyer Tom Phil said THE Jersey Shore, NOT Jersey Shore. I live in PA and know the difference.

  14. scretwitch

    scretwitch said, over 1 year ago


    Why would you say that? She has raised two daughters that are lightly modelled off Holly and Alix.
    Either way, that is just a mean statement based off a CARTOON DRAWING!

  15. Dani Rice

    Dani Rice GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago


    I married my second husband when my girls were 8 and 12. They were over the moon! Absolutely adored him and were thrilled to be part of the wedding, etc. Of course, if they hadn’t liked him – and vice versa – I wouldn’t have dated him. It was a package deal.

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