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Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for July 29, 2019

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    BE THIS GUY Premium Member 5 months ago

    Donuts alway beat hard work.

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    DennisinSeattle Premium Member 5 months ago

    Where did that da%n mountain come from? Hard to maintain your enthusiasm when mountains keep popping up in your way!

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    juncarlo  5 months ago

    If things could be done easily, then anyone could do them.

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    B UTTONS  5 months ago

    Analyze the barrier – there may be a work around to the barrier. Otherwise, there’s a hole in your logic.

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    Z51 Premium Member 5 months ago

    Where did he get the donut from?

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    Liverlips McCracken Premium Member 5 months ago

    That damn insurmountable obstacle always shows up every time Pig gets close to achieving something. It’s a conspiracy, I tell ya!

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    David OBrien  5 months ago

    I know: I peaked.

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    Ksandler4570  5 months ago

    I am a fitness and health coach. If anyone needs help getting over that mountain for real, please contact me. Let’s talk. I would love to help you. Trust me, the mountain doesn’t have to be that big.

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    EcurbYkspohs  5 months ago

    It’s all in your head……. Croc Power !

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    ekw555  5 months ago

    now, imagine “Hard Work Mountain” is really just a slice of pizza waiting to be consumed . . .

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    Troglodyte  5 months ago

    Well, you could go around the mountain, Pig…

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    Fred  5 months ago

    why are goals always portrayed as being in a box? And do the goals in this box have holes? Does that make them holy goals? How could Patis miss this??

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    hariseldon59  5 months ago

    Maybe Pig is making a mountain out of a mole hill.

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    eddie6192  5 months ago

    That was enough visualization for that dumb Pig.

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    jel354  5 months ago

    Thomas Edison: “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.”

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    8ec23d5228da33aa2115003c92d0fe83  5 months ago

    Donuts=sugar, flour, fat. Might as well go with the glazed ones.

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    enigmamz  5 months ago

    Pig should move to Kansas. No mountains there.

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    Gloria Fleming Premium Member 5 months ago

    yup, that mountain gets in the way every dang time!

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    Zebrastripes  5 months ago

    If I move toward my goal, can I have a doughnut?

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    david_42  5 months ago

    I started recording everything I eat nine days ago, so I could plan a diet. Lost five lbs so far. I’m snacking way less.

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    Ermine Notyours  5 months ago

    Maybe it’s the big rock candy mountain.

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    Rad-ish. Premium Member 5 months ago

    Eat donuts smarter, not harder.

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    Indianapolis Smith  5 months ago

    Pig reached his goal: Donuts!

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    jessie d. Premium Member 5 months ago

    The only exercise involved in the donut plan is going to pick them up. Nah, now thanks to the inventiveness of American capitalism we done got home delivery at a low cost in moolah but high cost in pounds, not English pounds but American pounds aka blubber.

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    Gent  5 months ago

    Keep eating, Pig. We like you nice and fatty.

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    samhuff  5 months ago

    Why do people who eat lots of veggies and fruits have better health? Probably because they eat fewer doughnuts et al..

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    KEA  5 months ago

    As I kept saying when I was teaching, unless there’s an obstacle between you and the solution, it’s not a “problem”. Unfortunately, way too many students had the same response as Pig.

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    DCBakerEsq  5 months ago

    Any goal worth achieving …

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    zeexenon  5 months ago

    Yes, and I oft said, The shortest distance between two points is a straight line unless there’s a mountain in between.

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    Kind&Kinder  5 months ago

    “First there is a mountain, then there is no mountain, then there is…” —Donovan

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    fix-n-fly  5 months ago

    How about looking for a route through or around the mountain first before you give up? Just because there is a mountain doesn’t always mean you have to go over the top.

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    Concretionist  5 months ago

    The trick is to visualize it as a hard work pit. Then when you fall in, you have to climb back, out. Or dig it into a rut.

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    walstib  5 months ago

    Pigitta is on her way, she’ll be comin’ round the mountain when she comes.

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    Rad-ish. Premium Member 5 months ago

    If Pig won’t go to the mountain, bring the mountain to Pig.

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    Sisyphos  5 months ago

    Right choice, Pig. Eating donuts is both easier and more satisfying than struggling to attain impossible goals….

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