Pickles by Brian Crane for September 16, 2022

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    C  3 months ago

    The mistake was being there in the first place

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    Doug K  3 months ago

    Some questions/thoughts should stay in your head and not come out to where your spouse can hear them.

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    sirbadger  3 months ago

    What does she do with all that fabric?

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    Ratkin  3 months ago

    Is she making a watermelon (L.) or an army camouflage tent (R.)?

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    Barnhartfam  3 months ago

    She sews all of their clothes, she’s made slip covers for all of the furniture, there’s a quilting class on Thursday, and all of the leftover bits and pieces are braided into day rugs for the floor.

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    Wilde Bill  3 months ago

    Nothing will get you out any faster. Just write off the rest of your day.

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    Zykoic  3 months ago

    I bring a book and wait in the car.

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    Kevin @ 32179 Premium Member 3 months ago

    Easy, pick one…anyone…she’ll say no and pick the one she likes, don’t argue, just agree

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    laughingkitty  3 months ago

    Tell her to get both so she doesn’t have to choose.

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    nosirrom  3 months ago

    So that’s why rolls of fabric are called bolts?

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    scote1379 Premium Member 3 months ago

    Be Truthful, Green makes you look fat , then run , because the Truth Hurts !

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    Pharmakeus Ubik  3 months ago

    She so rarely changes her clothes, who is she sewing all of these muumuus for, Pearl ?

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    Olddog04  3 months ago

    Cut to the chase Earl

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    Darth Stevious  3 months ago

    Not that one for sure.

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    kelloggs2066  3 months ago

    Whoa! That’s a lot of detail!

    Must have taken a long time to draw!

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    Snolep  3 months ago

    My sentiments exactly, Earl. A fabric store would be right up there with going to Costco.

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    The Reader Premium Member 3 months ago

    I rate fabrics on their ability to cover gravy stains.

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    iggyman  3 months ago

    It could be worse, Earl, what if she was trying on clothes and she asked “Does this make me look fat?”!

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    PraiseofFolly  3 months ago

    If I had one dollar for every time I THOUGHT something like that with my wife, I would have hundreds of dollars cash-in-hand. If I had a million dollars for every time I SAID OUT LOUD something like that to her — well, I’m not yet a millionaire. My mother burned that particular smart-ass reply out of my repertoire a long time ago!

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    tremaine53  3 months ago

    Nice job illustrating the bolts of fabric behind Earl and Opal, Brian.

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    jagedlo  3 months ago

    Open mouth, insert foot…Earl’s exercise for the day…

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    NavalHistorian  3 months ago

    One thing about Earl, he doesn’t lie to Opal, even when it would be the wisest course of action.

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    ANIMAL  3 months ago

    Exactly..!!!!!! (well said)

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    cubswin2016  3 months ago

    I do not think that there is a way that he can get out of there quickly. If there is, Earl will not like it.

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    rodney  3 months ago

    Oh my. Been there. Done that.

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    sandpiper  3 months ago

    Losing battle, Earl. Whatever you say will be remembered and brought up later.

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    brick10  3 months ago

    If Earl had been listening, her tone would have told him the ‘correct’ answer.

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    david_42  3 months ago

    My second sister worked at a fabric store for a couple years. She moved almost a ton of fabric when she got married.

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    6odc2pemgb55  3 months ago

    Actual conversation: “Which do you like better, this one or this one?” “They’re both fine. Either one.” “Pick one.” " Ok, that one." “Well what’s wrong with this one?!?!?”

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    jhpeanut  3 months ago

    He should know better than to go fabric shopping with her. Same goes for shoe shopping. Did this once with the spouse, never again. LOL. We got along just fine.

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    Deezlebird  3 months ago

    I will never understand why people make spouses go shopping to places they don’t care about. Earl couldn’t care less about the fabric—does Opal think she’s going to get a helpful answer? Doesn’t she have any female friends?

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    rickmac1937 Premium Member 3 months ago

    Got that right

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    1953Baby  3 months ago

    Pearl, Pearl, Pearl, take it from somebody who knows: You should be using up all the fabric in your “stash” instead of adding to it. . .

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    assrdood  3 months ago

    Boy, am I ever with Earl on this one!!

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    2Goldfish  3 months ago

    I’m right there with you, Earl!

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    cableguy1960  3 months ago

    My mom used to take us to fabric stores when we were kids. Dreaded those times.

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    brian  3 months ago

    Amen. Just like me and my wife in a fabric store. lol.

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    MIHorn Premium Member 3 months ago

    I prefer shopping alone.

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    zeexenon  3 months ago

    My dearly departed Sicilian-British wife would have said, "Go Meet Me In The Car!

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    Zebrastripes  3 months ago

    Idk, Opal is only seen knitting….occasionally….so she buys fabric “just in case” she may need it….one day….

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    timbob2313 Premium Member 3 months ago

    My wife has learned over the past 49 years(next month)to never take me clothes shopping as I have absolutely no clue what colors go together or should never go together. She also never asks me what paint colors go together, or wallpaper and curtains.

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    bxclent  Premium Member 3 months ago

    i used to enjoy the fabric store

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    Snuffles [Previously Helikitty]   3 months ago

    The first one is nicer.

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    MuddyUSA  Premium Member 3 months ago

    Wrong answer Earl…very wrong!

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    Wanderer87  3 months ago

    So, I never understood this urge to drag one’s husband to a store with you if he doesn’t want to go. Why can’t’ they go by themselves?

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    morningglory61 Premium Member 3 months ago

    Opal, why do you even try? Chose what you like, he doesn’t give a darn. (it’s just a cartoon, it’s just a cartoon.) :-p

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    Wendy786  3 months ago

    If she made a dress out of that first one, she would look like a watermelon.

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    tammyspeakslife Premium Member 3 months ago

    For goodness sake man, show some interest, ask her what she plans to sew and give her some credit for her ingenuity.

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    David Huie Green LosersBlameOthers&It'sYOURfault  3 months ago

    She respects Earl’s opinion.

    (“Earl liked it so there must be something wrong with it. What would I do without him!?”)

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    Moonkey Premium Member 3 months ago

    If he is paying attention, he will ask what the fabric is for. You just can’t pick out a fabric for nothing unless you want to just stick it on a shelf and look at it. Personally, I think they are both ugly unless they are for coordinating Halloween outfits. Or maybe a shirt for Earl. He will wear anything and neither of those will easily show food stains. Or a bed for Roscoe. Or maybe they have a room where one of those might look good as curtains. Who knows?

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    heathcliff2  3 months ago

    Take the mint green candy cane look.

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    guitarpicker56  3 months ago

    And then the fight begins . . .

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    Otis Rufus Driftwood  3 months ago

    My recently deceased father was more supportive of my mother’s craft projects.

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