For Better or For Worse by Lynn Johnston for January 19, 2022

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    Храм С.О.Д. (Templo S.U.D. ucraniano)  7 months ago

    Ever the worrisome parent.

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    Caldonia  7 months ago

    Let’s smash this baby. Without hurting anyone. But let’s smash it.

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    Johnnyrico  7 months ago

    As some have pointed out, a “Sports Car” doesn’t have a back seat. What they have is a “Sport Coup”.

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    Johnnyrico  7 months ago

    Hey Lynn… ever heard of “Uber”?

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    Frog-on-a-Log Premium Member 7 months ago

    I just hope that nobody gets hurt in the accident that is sure to happen.

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    littlejohn Premium Member 7 months ago

    Where is the ‘stick’? You can’t have a sports car without a stick to shift. I remember driving a 240Z when I was in my 20s, (and I wont say how long ago that was). At the time I couldn’t afford to own one though, (and the insurance that went with it).

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    Susan00100  7 months ago

    John is still more concerned about his damned car that about his children.

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    kittygatos  7 months ago

    The most scared I have been was in a cab in Chicago with a Turkish? driver.

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    vaughnrl2003 Premium Member 7 months ago

    Prove it.

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    Bob Blumenfeld  7 months ago

    Boy, do Liz’ eyes and crossed arms tell a story!

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    mckeonfuneralhomebx  7 months ago

    my kids take the car I take a picture of the odometer and gas gauge and measurement of tire thread. I want to know where they are really going and if they are racing corners..

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    rebelstrike0  7 months ago

    Will this be tomorrow’s strip?…

    CRASH!!!

    John: Were the kids hurt?

    Elly: No.

    John picks up baseball bat

    John: Then I am going to have to do the job myself!

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    kaycstamper  7 months ago

    Must have been written before Ubers…

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    USN1977  7 months ago

    Dad has reason to be concerned. Michael is driving with his eyes closed.

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    Norris66  7 months ago

    Relax. Being stressed won’t help your back.

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    brick10  7 months ago

    Too bad, too late….

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    DawnQuinn1  7 months ago

    What happens next?

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    MuddyUSA  Premium Member 7 months ago

    Maybe…could’ve…should’ve?

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    mindjob  7 months ago

    At least it isn’t snowing

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    198.23.5.11  7 months ago

    Mike gets a ticket for driving too slow.

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    bt30666  7 months ago

    We can all see how this can go bad at any intersection or in the parking lot. now we get to see if Johnston has a dark streak.

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    MCProfessor  7 months ago

    I still remember what it was like when my three sons started driving.

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    hagarthehorrible  7 months ago

    The difficult task of accepting the fact that kids grow up and take responsibility, is seldom easy for the parents.

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    kittygatos  7 months ago

    After having a friend thrown out (someone else ran a stop sign) and dying, I told my kids if I saw them without a seat belt (and anyone else in the car) they were grounded for a YEAR. Many years later a relative died being thrown out, and I know 3 people in wheelchairs because of that. The males also have a bigger chance of having dived in where they could not see the bottom.

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    Jan C  7 months ago

    Everyone here is predicting accidents or worse with Mike driving that car. Lynn’s story line is much better that that bit of predictability.

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    cmxx  7 months ago

    What I’m curious about: Why couldn’t Elizabeth walk to the rink? Remember the map? House and rink are about 3 1/2 blocks apart. What am I missing?

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    RickTengle  7 months ago

    were there no used Pintos available for Mike?

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    RickTengle  7 months ago

    Mike was blasting Snow on the tape deck, Canada’s biggest star at the time, unless John splurged and got a CD changer

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