Pickles by Brian Crane for July 01, 2022

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    GeorgeInAZ  7 months ago

    I can relate.

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    sirbadger  7 months ago

    The ghost of that barber still haunts Earl. If he could get rid of that ghost, his hair would grow back.

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    Templo S.U.D.  7 months ago

    well, Earl, lose some of that “thick in the middle” by eating less and exercising more

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    monkeysky  7 months ago

    The barber did too good of a job, and to make things worse, Earl ate al the hair he cut off

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    Concretionist  7 months ago

    Yeah. My hair turned white and then fell off the top of my head and stuck to my chin. Same thing with my biceps which ended up at my belly. (sigh)

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    gbars70  7 months ago

    As most of us, now are…

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    sergioandrade Premium Member 7 months ago

    My leg hair has mostly fallen off but my nose and ear hair keep growing.

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    Ricky Bennett  7 months ago

    He’s grown enough that his hair is above the treeline…

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    Daniel Verburg  7 months ago

    Nice drawings, poor dialogue.

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    scote1379 Premium Member 7 months ago

    Which are you going to tell him first , that Santa does not exist or that you Inherit your Grandfathers Hair Line ?

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    The Reader Premium Member 7 months ago

    Even the ducks are having trouble with this one.

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    Pgalden1 Premium Member 7 months ago

    I resemble that remark :)

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    iggyman  7 months ago

    Well Earl, an empty barn does not need a roof!

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    hariseldon59  7 months ago

    I can relate to the thinning hair, but I’ve been fighting the battle of the bulge since childhood.

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    sandpiper  7 months ago

    The Weeble config has been men’s reward for overdoing intake and avoiding exercise for centuries. Regrets are the payback.

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    Doug K  7 months ago

    Life is a delicate balance.

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    jagedlo  7 months ago

    I wonder if Earl is thick and tired of being thick in the middle?

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    tremaine53  7 months ago

    Nice ducks.

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    pathfinder  7 months ago

    I started losing hairline at 16. My mother offered to buy me a wig for my 21st. I turned it down. Too much trouble to maintain it properly. I started shaving my head at my daughter’s suggestion so I would look more like Jean Luc Picard.

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    kaycstamper  7 months ago

    See, everything just rearranges itself! I told my doctor that, he was not amused. They need to develop a sense of humor if they’re going to deal with us old folks!

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    Redd Panda  7 months ago

    Gravity, she’s a cruel mistress.

    I’ve noted the mass of the Earth is increasing. That would explain why everything seems heavier these days.

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    Wirepuncher   7 months ago

    Sometimes Earl is thick in the head too.

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    Darryl Heine  7 months ago

    First new first run Pickles strip with Andrews-McMeel.

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    walstib  7 months ago

    Paul Simon “You Can Call Me Al”: ♪♫ “Why am I soft in the middle? The rest of my life is so hard.” ♫♪

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    mckeonfuneralhomebx  7 months ago

    Getting OLD is AWESOME… Look at the alternative!

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    ANIMAL  7 months ago

    At least you’re ADMITTING it……. that’s STEP #1

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    DM2860  7 months ago

    I am not as bald as he but I do have a bald spot and the barber used to use thinners on my hair because it was too thick.

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    too old to be a young man  7 months ago

    I can relate to Earl. Around 60 years ago I was a teenager with a thick head of hair and a thin waist line. Now I have thin hair and a thick waist line.

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    Zebrastripes  7 months ago

    Weight seems to shift to different parts and pieces….oy

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    MJ Premium Member 7 months ago

    I had the same thing with hair, yet no one I’ve ever mentioned it to has ever heard of “thinning shears.”

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    mistercatworks  7 months ago

    I had a hair stylist who, for many years, seemed to have magic scissors that would cut only the grey hairs. :)

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    MuddyUSA  Premium Member 7 months ago

    Earl tells a colorful tale.

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    moondog42 Premium Member 7 months ago

    Just remember if your nose runs and your feet smell, you’re built upside down

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    KEA  7 months ago

    the story of my life

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    Daltongang Premium Member 7 months ago

    Earl, if you want a full head of hair then all you have to do is harvest ear hair and transplant it.

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    hsawlrae  7 months ago

    According to Opal, Earl has been ‘thick’ for a very long time.

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    Malcome1  7 months ago

    I’m rolling up on 71, I started going bald in my early 20’s. I long wave hair, now typical male pattern baldness but not turning grey. My brother turned grey early and has a full head of hair straight as straw.

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    khjalmarj  7 months ago

    I was going complain about Earl’s feeding the wildlife out of a snack bag. It’s a bad idea in general, and has been illegal in Reno since about 2013 (yes, I know: the Pickles’ live in Sparks, but that’s basically a suburb of Reno [not denigrating it: I used to live in Sparks, and it was quite acceptable], though it may have its own rules about feeding wildlife). But then I discovered that there ARE three parks (in Reno), including Virginia Lake Park, where it IS legal to do it (while they’re in the water, I think). Still a bad idea, though.

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    heathcliff2  7 months ago

    The ducks also seem bewildered.

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    chris9  7 months ago

    Middle/old age, where a broad mind and narrow waist trade places! ☺

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    mmcalkins  7 months ago

    I’m slowly losing the battle with gravity. My waistline and butt are bigger and it seems everything else above it is thinner and weaker. Ugh

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    w16521  7 months ago

    and then there’s that hair that grows out of ears.

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    Ukko wilko  7 months ago

    Paul Simon: “Why am I soft in the middle now, when the rest of my life is so hard?”

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    David Huie Green LosersBlameOthers&It'sYOURfault  7 months ago

    Things move and they are also known to go away.

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