Timeline – 2001 Part 3

Hi and Lois Sunday page digital proof, November 11, 2001.

One of our favorite fall scenarios is when Hi and Chip go on walks together and have a father and son talk.  It’s an opportunity to explore some big issues, like future plans, girls or life in general.  It helps to have some colorful foliage in the background.
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Timeline – 1974 Part 4

Hi and Lois Sunday page color proof, December 22, 1974.

Christmas is a favorite holiday in the Flagston, Browne and Walker families. We always like to do something special at this time of the year.

The Sunday page above is one of my favorite seasonal episodes. Dot and Ditto can’t wait to give Hi his Christmas present. They make him guess what the gift is before he opens it. Their glee when he starts making preposterous suggestions has wonderful naïve innocence. When he finally makes the correct identification, Trixie’s look of surprise is priceless.
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