Stone Soup by Jan Eliot

Stone Soup

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  1. Trilobyte

    Trilobyte said, 4 months ago

    If getting up early is too much trouble perhaps she could stay up really late…

  2. somebodyshort

    somebodyshort said, 4 months ago

    Do newspapers still have kids deliver? Up here in these parts they got rid of the kids about 15 years ago. Our son had a Sunday only route. Taught him a lot and put a lot of cash in his pocket. At 7 years old he had about $150 a month in cash in his pocket.

  3. The J.A.M.

    The J.A.M. said, 4 months ago


  4. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 4 months ago


    Not impossible, just not common anymore.

  5. 2old, getting younger!

    2old, getting younger! GoComics PRO Member said, 4 months ago

    Our paper is delivered at 3am, by a guy with a 1500 house route.

  6. TheSkulker

    TheSkulker GoComics PRO Member said, 4 months ago


    You’ve got to be kidding! How many papers was he delivering? By bicycle or did he pull a wagon? I guess you must live in a really safe neighborhood to let a 7 year old out by himself every day.

    When I was in high school I delivered 40-60 papers 7 days per week and only cleared $5-10 per week.

  7. JoanHelen

    JoanHelen said, 4 months ago

    Kab Buch, I replied to your question about the snow on yesterday’s strip.

  8. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 4 months ago

    He looks old enough to have a driver’s license.

  9. trekman58

    trekman58 said, 4 months ago


    Maybe he does and that’s what drew Holly to him being a few years older! Not out of the realm of possibilities!

  10. digital_dreamer

    digital_dreamer GoComics PRO Member said, 4 months ago

    Oh, boy. Holly’s eyeing someone who’s making money.
    Stay far away, young man.

  11. pelican47

    pelican47 said, 4 months ago

    I remember my big sister having a crush on the paper boy when she was in junior high school (almost 60 years ago).

  12. Dean

    Dean said, 4 months ago

    What time of day does he come around to get paid?

  13. olddog1

    olddog1 said, 4 months ago

    Delivers at 6AM. You’re not up yet.
    Isn’t that redundant?

  14. GSJ Olé

    GSJ Olé said, 4 months ago

    My 2nd stepson had a paper route about 20 years ago, but it was in a townhouse community. He delivered to about 5 courts, starting at 5 am. I believe he had the route from age 12 to 14. Now, in a different neighborhood of separate houses, we have an overweight, middle aged man deliver in a beat up suv.

  15. ShadowBeast

    ShadowBeast GoComics PRO Member said, 4 months ago


    I don’t think it’s the “money making” that has Holly’s attention, plus it’s only a paper boy job which isn’t exactly a diamond mine gig.

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