Agreed. I was a high school senior about that time, and watched the local and network news every night, but I have no memory of that pandemic. Of course, it was competing for airtime with the Vietnam war – now that I remember!
If you don’t like wearing a mask, consider how you’re going to like being on a ventilator.
The cardboard insert in her dress might add some lift surface.
I love all the little background details that add so much to this strip – the birds singing in the trees in the first frame, the door bell in the second frame, and the floorboards, the seed packet display and the other items on the shelves. I would read this strip just for the characters and story line, but the artwork raises it to a whole other level. Thank you Mr. Henry!
“I am he as you are he as you are me and we are all together.
See how they run, like turtles from a cow, see how they fly.”
Yeah, she would be worth waiting for!
In this case, should it be “Growlix”?