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Spring Romance

Chip Flagston discovered girls in the 1960s.  See the previous post, “Summer Romance” from August 28, 2013, to see how his transformation began.

In this strip from 1968, Hi and Lois are observing the change in Chip.

Hi and Lois daily strip, January 16, 1968.

Hi and Lois daily strip, January 16, 1968.

Once he learned to appreciate the finer qualities of the opposite sex, Chip’s interests went from avoiding homework to meeting his girlfriend at the library.
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Spring Training

The 2014 Major League Baseball Season opened in Sydney, Australia on March 22 and 23 with a split doubleheader between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Arizona Diamondbacks.  The Dodgers won both games.  The season begins stateside on Sunday, March 30 with an evening contest between the Dodgers and San Diego Padres.
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Labor Day

For many parents, Labor Day represents not only the last day of summer but also the beginning of the school year.  Hopefully, school supplies have been purchased and clothes for the first day have been selected.  Labor Day is a brief pause before ten months of shuttling kids around, nagging them to do their homework, attending open houses and teacher conferences and watching athletic events.
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