Pickles by Brian Crane for August 17, 2022

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    allen@home  4 months ago

    Roscoe looks very comfortable. Ready for a nap. Earl statement surprised him a little.

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    Fountowizdum  4 months ago

    Me too,Earl. Me too

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    sirbadger  4 months ago

    He used up all his energy in the bathroom.

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    Храм С.О.Д. (Templo S.U.D. ucraniano)  4 months ago

    What’s the matter, Earl? The battery on your wristwatch gone dead and you don’t want to bother going to the horologist to replace said battery?

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    Olddog04  4 months ago

    Doing nothing is hard work.

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    PraiseofFolly  4 months ago

    When you get older, your “Energizer” batteries begin to lose their storage capacity. More power naps are needed to recharge.

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    Doug K  4 months ago

    It can be very exhausting (even draining) to use your mind so much as Earl does.

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    laughingkitty  4 months ago

    This happens to me too. Yesterday, it seemed like one minute it was 1:00 and five minutes later, it was 2:30. Where did yesterday go?

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    jagedlo  4 months ago

    Looking to strength from above to stop from killing Earl, Opal?

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    cmerb  4 months ago

    The lovable Roscoe is so " precious " in todays cartoon : )

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    Frank Salem Premium Member 4 months ago

    When I was a kid growing up I got up early. My mother asked me why I got up so early. My dad was standing there and said. “So he can have a longer day to do nothing”.

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    Zebrastripes  4 months ago

    He’s taken root to the couch …

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    ANIMAL  4 months ago

    Yeah…….. I know the feeling

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    Redd Panda  4 months ago

    What is it with naps and geezers? I was Abe Lincoln’s paperboy and I don’t nap.

    Get up and do something! Plenty of time for naps, when you’re in the grave.

    I’ve been thinking about buying a bike, to get some gentle exercise.

    The Honey says to me ’’You’re not going to wear one of those sissy helmets, are you?’’

    What’s she thinking? Hmmmm. I kinda like that ‘’Hello Kitty’’ helmet, comes with a bell.

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    bkdarling  4 months ago

    I do that sometimes. An after-nap nap is a good way to wind down at the end of the day.

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    OshkoshJohn  4 months ago

    “And I haven’t done a bloody thing all day.”

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    Moonkey Premium Member 4 months ago

    Opal could put up a wall clock. There are two kinds of people. Those of us who wear watches and those who say, “What time is it?”

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    mistercatworks  4 months ago

    The trouble with doing is nothing is that it still takes all day. I make “Have Done” lists which records my accomplishments rather than “To Do” lists which linger like three-day old fish. :)

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    carlsonbob  4 months ago

    Procrastinating always gives you something to do later.

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    MuddyUSA  Premium Member 4 months ago

    Roscoe imitates Earl when sitting!

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    David Huie Green LosersBlameOthers&It'sYOURfault  4 months ago

    Hard work is where you find it. Many can’t sit so long. Earl had to build himself up to it.

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    dlaemmerhirt999  4 months ago

    That little dogbody is SO STINKIN’ CUTE!!!

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    zeexenon  4 months ago

    Yup, watching corn all morning wipes this senior-senior out.

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    As You Wish (ex Stillfickled) Premium Member 4 months ago

    Roscoe looks comfy.

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    LeftCoastBoomer Premium Member 4 months ago

    This is just a wild notion, but I think men are the daytime nappers and women, not-so-much. I can not sleep in the daytime. I have been known to realize my chin has located itself on my chest when I awake after about 30 seconds of an unauthorized “nap” sitting in front of the TV.

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    Muzi54  4 months ago

    I’d love to nap but when I try, I snort snore and wake myself up.

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    atwilsonjr  4 months ago

    Does anyone know the date of the one where the child is upset and the grandad gives him a pep talk then tells him to get out of his chair?

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    Rich_Pa  4 months ago

    But you have missed the early bird special.

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    mmcalkins  4 months ago

    It seems I’m getting more days like that.

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    heathcliff2  4 months ago

    Sounds good.

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    kab2rb  4 months ago

    This strip as with Earl closely resembles me. One major difference, Earl can move around he is lazy, for me I am sitting in a wheel chair, if you saw my post yesterday you will know why. I am still in pain lower left hip bone hurts. I do end up taking a nap about 10 a.m. then about 8:30 p.m. I am almost beat yet I try to stay up until after 9 p.m. then clean what I can and crash. Having a continued fracture and bone that dislocated not fun, found out the bone will take 2 years before healed, no cast or surgery can be done. Then through another comic strip, a commenter told me about her sister also femur broke and bed fast, cannot have surgery or cast she is half way healed. 3 months before I go back to orthopedics for another painful x-ray on a pad to see where the bones doing. Plus I requested PT to show me how to try my left leg. No wrap.

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    Angry Indeed Premium Member 4 months ago

    Hey Opal, with your head cocked, I can see your nostrils are loaded! ;-p

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    tinstar  4 months ago

    I’m not deliberately trying to open a can of worms, here, but rather, just sharing my opinion…It kind of galls me, that when someone gets to finally retire, and they choose to sit around all day, and relax, at least for a while, there is someone there that is badgering them to get up, and do something. I have been working for almost 60 years… there are days I want to sit, and do nothing, and not get pestered, that I “shouldn’t sit around all day, doing nothing.”

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    w16521  4 months ago

    Roscoe looking utterly confused as always.

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    Realimaginary1 Premium Member 4 months ago

    Well, fix me dinner so I can get done eating!

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    edeloriea14  4 months ago

    I read that one shouldn’t nap after 5:00 p.m.

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    Redd Panda  3 months ago

    For the record, I hate naps, they keep me from having a good night’s sleep.

    Having said that, that’s me, how you spend the day, is your choice.

    Better to burn out, than rust away.

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