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Christmas Decorations

Hi and Lois Sunday page, December 22, 1996.

We continue our holiday-themed series with a Sunday page from 1996 in which Lois recites her recipe for a perfect family Christmas and Trixie adds the icing on the cake in the final panel.

If you look carefully at the wreath above the mantelpiece in the fourth panel you will see the faces of Joan and Dik Browne. Chance Browne often pays tribute to his parents in these seasonal strips.
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Christmas Shopping

Hi and Lois Sunday page, December 20, 1998.

Hi and Lois Sunday page, December 20, 1998.

How many shopping days until Christmas? Who is counting?

At this time of the year we explore all the traditional activities of the season in Hi and Lois – buying gifts, sending cards, selecting a tree, decorating the house, singing carols, cooking food, exchanging presents, celebrating the holiday and searching for inspiration.
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Fall Foliage #9

Hi and Lois Sunday page, October 3, 1999.

Hi and Lois Sunday page, October 3, 1999.

Most of the leaves are on the ground in New England now, so it’s clean up time. This is one of Hi Flagston’s least favorite household chores. When I was a young boy, my father made me help with the leaf raking, so I dread this job as much as Hi does. Many years ago, I hired my neighbor’s son to clean up my yard every year. This has saved my balky back.
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