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For Better or For Worse by Lynn Johnston for November 28, 2019

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    howtheduck  over 1 year ago

    This is either a slam to the grandma or to Elly to both, that Elizabeth has such a lack of consideration for a handmade gift. I can’t figure out which it is.

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    TEMPLO S.U.D.  over 1 year ago

    does Elizabeth what to be a — as Alfred Yankovic called it — frostbitten hose-head?

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    AllishaDawn  over 1 year ago

    When I was younger, my grandmother gave me jogging sets for Christmas for a few years. I loved them, and wore them until I grew out of them.

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    Watcher  over 1 year ago

    Someone has to keep warm if they’re outside all the time.

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    LeeCox  over 1 year ago

    Well, technically, somebody IS wearing them. Nobody said it had to be Elizabeth!

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    Enter.Name.Here  over 1 year ago

    Mr. Snowman looks happy enough. That’s appreciation.

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    Yardley701  over 1 year ago

    Kids never want to wear hats and scarves, do not know why?

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    Sky's_the_limit  over 1 year ago

    Sadly, they weren’t worn and they definitely weren’t appreciated.

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    jpayne4040  over 1 year ago

    The snowman needs them more!

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    8ec23d5228da33aa2115003c92d0fe83  over 1 year ago

    My mom was a wonderful knitter. She was even accused of using a knitting machine, so she started making a mistake at a certain place on purpose to prove her it was hand-made by her. She knitted a beautiful fisherman’s wool sweater for my sister, who said it was too tight and wanted my mom to redo. My mom asked me if I wanted it and I have it to this day. I knit but I’ll never be half as good as she was. Happy Thanksgiving y’all!

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    Guy Robilliard  over 1 year ago

    no, she’s just being a kid!

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    vaughnrl2003 Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Well, I mean really. Does Grandma think she is a General or a Wizard? Besides, the snowman looks great.

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    jmworacle  over 1 year ago

    Someone may be grounded.

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    tripwire45  over 1 year ago

    I walk to work 15 minutes each morning before the sun rises, and I’d love to wear that hat and scarf.

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    1JennyJenkins  over 1 year ago

    I took a knitting class long time ago (40+ years). I wanted to learn everything at once, so I chose a pattern set for my daughter’s doll that had a had a scarf, hat with a pom-pom, coat with pockets, and socks. We had a funny teacher in that, even though she was supposed to be teaching, she didn’t want to give out all the knitting “secrets” since I needed a lot of help with my knitting what with increasing and decreasing and all the edges, and the pockets, etc., while the rest of the class were making afghans and scarfs… I thought I’d show her, and went to the library and found other knitting books for hints for those problems. I finished that set and everyone in the class was amazed how much work I put into it. We still have that doll and she’s dressed in that outfit. Now my granddaughter is playing with her…

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    Caldonia  over 1 year ago

    When relatives give you stuff without finding out what you like first.

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    whenlifewassimpler  over 1 year ago

    My grandma made me one too but I wore mine….and thought of her and her kindness and I was nice and warm.

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    The Pro from Dover  over 1 year ago

    It’s just a gag to make people laugh. Did Lynn’s notes say that this was taken from real life or not?

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    bryan42  over 1 year ago

    MY favorite stocking cap is a naal-bound one my wife made me 15 or so years back. Next favorite is one she made me the year before.

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