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Moms Are Always Very
All of my life I have
enjoyed reading the funnies in the newspaper. My wife has
little interest. I have discovered this is quite common.
Comic strips appeal to a larger segment of the male
population than the female population.
When I was very small I
recall remarks made in church somehow making it a bit evil
to enjoy comics. To this day I have yet to understand why.
It is one of those things I was told I would understand when
I grew up. I grew up and I still do not understand why. So I
continue to enjoy them.
Yesterday the Peanuts strip
by Charles Schulz was extremely poignant. I liked it very
much. It said so much about the human experience. Charlie
Brown is talking to a little girl and he says, Lucy
says were going to an art museum. What do you do in an
The little girl says,
You look at the pictures.
Charlie says, Really,
Maybe theyll have a picture of my mom.
The little girl asks,
Why would they have a picture of your
Shes very pretty.
Well, there it is. Need I
comment? It is a universal truth. Moms are always very
pretty to their little boys and I assume little girls. Oh,
to big boys also.
Roger Bothwell and my address is firstname.lastname@example.org
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