Timeline – 2000 Part 1

HI and Lois Sunday page digital proof, August 6, 2000.

A day at the beach is a good way to spend Labor Day weekend.  The Flagston family makes the trip to the shore almost every summer for some relaxation and recreation.

In the episode above, the twins have built an elaborate sand castle with a throne for their baby sister.
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Back-To-School Shopping

Hi and Lois Sunday page, September 2, 2007.

Hi and Lois Sunday page, September 2, 2007.

It seems like school starts earlier every summer. Many districts have students return to classes during the last two weeks of August, while others don’t begin until early September.

We did this Sunday page nine years ago when shopping for supplies on Labor Day weekend didn’t seem so far fetched. I’m sure many parents with school-age kids did this a long time ago. If so, we hope this scenario reflects your experiences.  The price tag for supplies probably hasn’t changed much but college tuitions have gone way up. Which makes this gag even more relevant today.
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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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