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Timeline – 1999 Part 1

Hi and Lois Sunday page digital proof, April 18, 1999.

This gag would not have worked as a black-and-white daily strip.  The full color palette of the Sunday funnies helps to simulate blue skies, white clouds, yellow sun, green grass, pink, rose, violet and lavender flowers, a robin red breast and a bluebird. It’s all in the pixels.
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Timeline – 1998 Part 4

Hi and Lois Sunday page digital proof, November 22, 1998.

Hi and Chip take an annual walk together and have a father-and-son talk.  This gives them an opportunity to discuss personal issues like Chip’s plans for college, his love life or his lack of grooming.

These episodes can run at any time of the year but autumn seems to be the best season.  The fall foliage provides a perfect backdrop for meaningful conversations about past mistakes and future goals.
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Timeline – 1998 Part 3

Hi and Lois Sunday page digital proof, September 6, 1998.

Soliciting rides from strangers, commonly know as hitchhiking, began as soon as automobiles started driving on highways.

Since 1970, there has been a decline in hitchhiking in the United States due to a number of factors, including lower airfares, more money for travel, numerous and reliable cars, and a lack of trust of strangers.
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