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Pickles by Brian Crane for September 24, 2020

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    eromlig  10 months ago

    It’s Steinbeck you want, or possibly Bob Service.

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    sirbadger  10 months ago

    I think of scratching as reducing pain as opposed to causing pleasure.

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    Algolei I  10 months ago

    I just want to hear someone say “a happy little tree” every once in a while.

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    TEMPLO S.U.D.  10 months ago

    Lo and behold, I got a few itches to scratch as I read this.

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    wiatr Premium Member 10 months ago

    I’m with Earl on that.

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    hammytech  10 months ago

    Good scratch.. right up there with a good rub.

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    timzsixty9  10 months ago

    neither of which is received around MY house, anymore…:(

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    Concretionist  10 months ago

    I’m more in the line of “If it’s worth doing at all, it’s worth doing well” (and so we should prioritize things that are worth doing well !)

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    whenlifewassimpler  10 months ago

    I am with you on the itching, it’s that time of year.

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    Daniel Verburg  10 months ago

    Earl, the cultural philistine !

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    iggyman  10 months ago

    All of sudden, I have an itch!

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    Walrus Gumbo Premium Member 10 months ago

    A scratch, burp and a fart, is the happy trifecta that makes me smile!

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    Breadboard  10 months ago

    Opal would you say that again only slower … give Earl time to scratch ;-)

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    Kalkkuna  10 months ago

    One thing’s the same for the poor and the rich.They both feel good when they scratch where it itch.

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    Zebrastripes  10 months ago

    You just can’t take the classless out of his element…

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    jpayne4040  10 months ago

    Earl, I’m sure Goethe had that “I’m forgetting something feeling” as he was writing that.

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    rhpii  10 months ago

    Go Comics are to me fine pictures, good poetry and the commentary, mostly, reasonable words. How do we find a song in all this?

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    wirepunchr  10 months ago

    When you’re in public, don’t be afraid of scratching where it itches.

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    Redd Panda  10 months ago

    Could I add a few? A hot cuppa, first thing in the Morning. Hear a great old song on the radio. Sit in the sun, for a bit.

    Anyone else?

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    6foot6  10 months ago

    A lot of it depends on where the scratch is.

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    Dani Rice  10 months ago

    To quote Ogden Nash, the Baltimore Bard:

    A joy for which there is no match\ Is when you itch, to up and scratch.

    To which I say, Amen.

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    Golf Buddy  10 months ago

    Roscoe agrees with Earl…

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    ForrestOverin  10 months ago

    A touch of kindness, really, in whatever form.

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    ArtisticArtemis  10 months ago

    I love that quote.

    I one did a calligraphy wallhanging with that quote.

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    Linguist  10 months ago

    Earl’s a Back To Basics kind of guy.

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    KEA  10 months ago

    That’s Earl… always taking the high cultural road. %

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    David Huie Green-Life is good  10 months ago

    You had me up until you got to the “reasonable words” portion.

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    debra4life  10 months ago

    Have we seen Opal with jeans on before? Or any type of pants?

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    zeexenon  10 months ago

    Well, this Senior Senior prefers porn, thank you very much.

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    anomalous4  10 months ago

    “Home is where you can scratch where it itches.” ~Anon.

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    mistercatworks  10 months ago

    …or comic strip.

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    Old Guy  10 months ago

    My wife read this and wondered how they ever got together, when they are so ill-suited to one another.

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    donwestonmysteries  10 months ago

    It’s implied.

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    heathcliff2  10 months ago

    That can be nice too when needed as long as not overdone.

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    w16521  10 months ago

    Another hilarious expression by Roscoe. Thx Brian Crane.

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    Sailor46 USN 65-95  10 months ago

    You should start every day with a good scratch.

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    neatslob Premium Member 10 months ago

    I have a problem believing there are over 22,000 good poems.

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    lindz.coop  10 months ago

    Little song from Tom Chapin in the morning, little poem from Billy Collins in the evening, pretty pictures in my books or at the park, call a friend.

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