“How about you, Gladys?” “Way ahead of you; I’ve been accepting of your faults for over fifty years!”
Who asks for a raise every other week for 40 years?
My thought exactly. I wondered if it was a dream sequence.
I like Jack. He’s probably the first guy Luann’s age that she has gotten to know as a person without first considering his suitability as a romantic partner. So I really hope they stay friends.
You jest, but this is a real thing (or, it will be next year): https://burningcat.com/
Of course a white judge will let off a white suspect. Meanwhile you’ve got people of color getting decades-long sentences for minor infractions. Our criminal justice and penal system is WHACKED.[/soapbox]
The sad fact is that like many public services funded by taxpayer dollars, the Library was doomed long before the fire. Budget cuts had reduced the staff to bare bones and folks had already stolen a fair number of their favorite documents. So Merlin was wise to steal the books, and we know he succeeded because he used them to create the internet, the modern repository of all knowledge.
That is delightful. Thank you so much for the recommendation (-:
So THIS is why you aren’t making new comics! (Kidding, you did warn us that you’d be taking care of stuff for a bit. I’d rather see reruns than an empty space anyway. Besides, this is Justin Thompson’s whole business model these days.)
Fun fact: Alicia Keys’ real name is Cook and she chose her stage name based on a dream a friend of hers had, about trying to open a briefcase with a key. She associated this key with the keys on a piano but also that keys open doors and she wanted to metaphorically open doors too. So Boody is more right than he knows.