Timeline – 2005 Part 2

Hi and Lois Sunday page digital proof, January 9, 2005.

The Sunday page above ran two weeks after a devastating earthquake and tsunami hit the west coast of northern Sumatra on December 26, 2004.  It is estimated that 227,898 people in 14 countries perished.  It was one of the deadliest natural disasters in human history.

Timeline – 2004 Part 4

Hi and Lois Sunday page digital proof, September 19, 2004.

The Flagston’s next-door neighbors, Irma and Thirsty  Thurston, don’t have any children.  Although they can’t truly comprehend the demands of parenthood, they have a genuine affection for Chip, Dot, Ditto and Trixie.

In the Sunday page above, Lois tells Irma how the kids feel about her.  It turns out to be a ploy to ask her to babysit.