Stone Soup by Jan Eliot

Stone Soup

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  1. Jay_Dallas

    Jay_Dallas said, over 3 years ago

    Must not be much of a commute if they are both going to the same supermarket…

  2. TEMPLO S.U.D.

    TEMPLO S.U.D. said, over 3 years ago

    Uh-oh… trouble’s about to brew (of course it already has since the start of this arc last week).

  3. Macushlalondra

    Macushlalondra said, over 3 years ago

    I think they can live without lemonade until the time comes when she’d normally have gotten off work. They can always drink water til then. Or Evie can go get it.

  4. PhoebeDog

    PhoebeDog said, over 3 years ago

    I thought Val was smarter than this. I guess not. You play hooky and then go out in public? Dumb, dumb, dumb. Of course, this is from someone who could never take a “mental health” day—I am convinced that karma will get me, and that I would really wind up sick.

  5. langchris70

    langchris70 said, over 3 years ago

    The trick is to either stay at home or go to a major city (if you don’t live there already) that’s an hour away.

  6. Jean

    Jean said, over 3 years ago

    every time I called for a “mental health day” I made sure I just stayed home. One Christmas I actually was out doing some shopping and saw my boss at lunch, thank goodness she didn’t see me. I was in my car leaving the area and I saw her walking into a restaurant.

  7. Dr Dave

    Dr Dave said, over 3 years ago

    Boss din’t see us at Dr. Green (GC)
    Some other bosses did(they were FO too)

  8. Monkeyhead

    Monkeyhead said, over 3 years ago

    You can go to the store but you pick up a box of tissues, some cold medicine, kinda mess your hair up and shuffle along and just happen to pick up some other stuff for the rest of the family since you made it this far.

  9. Dani Rice

    Dani Rice GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Just tell him you are on your way back from the doctor and are waiting for a prescription. It helps if you sigh and shuffle, too.

  10. Yakety Sax

    Yakety Sax said, over 3 years ago

    @TEMPLO S.U.D.

    Especially with THAT co-worker!

  11. Comic Minister

    Comic Minister said, over 3 years ago

    Uh oh!

  12. Doctor11

    Doctor11 GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Danger, Val! Danger!

  13. comicsssfan

    comicsssfan said, over 3 years ago

    This is time you might just want to do without lemonade. Val’s mom looks like she is taking a hit out of a flask. My friends teaching at big state U were always paranoid about bumping into someone at the store while they were buying something embarrassing.

  14. mafastore

    mafastore said, over 3 years ago

    When I was kid and legitimately home sick I would stay away from the windows so no one would go past and think I was playing hooky.

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