Arlo and Janis by Jimmy Johnson for May 25, 2022

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    SpacedInvader Premium Member 3 months ago

    Hot bath and a glass of wine and she will be fine, if she can stay awake.

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    Da'Dad  3 months ago

    What goes on here? This looks like our Upper Midwest yard the past few weeks or so. Presumably our intrepid heroes live near the Gulf Coast so this scenario looks to be about a month or so late.

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    SWCarter  3 months ago

    I’m sort of worried about the pickaxe. Is that what you use when you’re really frustrated at your garden?

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    flagmichael  3 months ago

    I thought that was a floating lavender bush with a shadow under it in panel one. Then I wondered why the shadow was rectangular and my perception went BOING!

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    Bullet Bronson Premium Member 3 months ago

    Plants – 1, Janis- 0.

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    Say What?  3 months ago

    I can almost swear JJ spies on my parents because this is what happens when they work in their gardens all day.

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    Ermine Notyours  3 months ago

    Plant ’til you drop!

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    NeedaChuckle Premium Member 3 months ago

    Started 460 this year, gave away about 150 and been planting a little at a time. Got about 70 more to go. Doesn’t have to be done all in one day.

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    DebUSNRet  3 months ago

    That’s why I gave up gardening!

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    bikamper  3 months ago

    This was my wife and I last night. Not gardening, but putting in a new fire pit. Cut out 200 sqft of sod and realized right quick we were idiots for doing it.

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    Chris  3 months ago

    yeah, that’s momma, broskie and I.

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    timbob2313 Premium Member 3 months ago

    My wife has been doing the exact same thing for the past 40 years, every year without fail

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    david_42  3 months ago

    My wife says it’s better to have back pain because she’s been gardening than to have it for no reason.

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    srandyt  3 months ago

    To the elephant in the yard, is this an intervention?

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    Windfall35  3 months ago

    “Clean up in Aisle 4”….

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    morningglory61 Premium Member 3 months ago

    I can relate to this except someone coming to help me back into the house when I’m all worn out.

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    DawnQuinn1  3 months ago

    Back when I bought my home, it was legal for the builder to bury construction material under the back yard. You needed a pick ax to get past the old brick pieces, 2×4s, and other garbage. Doing that is now illegal.

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    MuddyUSA  Premium Member 3 months ago

    Holy crap!

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    brihye  3 months ago

    Has anyone else noticed that a lot of comics are missing this morning?

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    Dewey Premium Member 3 months ago

    Did the same last Saturday, dug and planted until I remembered I forgot the sunblock and am now paying for it. Got out of the habit of sunblock with the coats and sweats.

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    Grace Premium Member 3 months ago

    Getting past the age where that kind of stuff is fun?

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    royq27  3 months ago

    Looks like Jimmy was taking photos of my wife and I yesterday…

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    PoodleGroomer  3 months ago

    A 2 wheel wheelbarrow or large gardening wagon is a good investment for your back as you get older.

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    MuddyUSA  Premium Member 3 months ago

    A lot of equipment…so little planted. Getting older makes the difference!

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    Tyge Premium Member 3 months ago

    She’ll be back tomorrow.

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    raybarb44  3 months ago

    When the work is done and everything starts to grow and gets pretty, they will smile and enjoy the work they created….

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    Aladar30 Premium Member 3 months ago

    Poor Janis. She looks so exhausted.

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    David Huie Green-HavePityOnOthersYouWillNeedItToo  3 months ago

    She certainly looks relaxed.

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    mcnutt  3 months ago

    I have been almost that tired. Literally staggering tired. It was a new experience for me. I’m still adjusting to what I persist in calling “late middle age.”

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    locake  3 months ago

    Janis has been gardening for years. Certainly she must know how much work she can get done in a day.

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    daddo52  3 months ago

    She took so long to get ready she wore herself out

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    hk Premium Member 3 months ago

    Our garden is going good. Harvest cucumbers, radishes, greens and swiss shard this morning. Zucchini, okra, tomatoes, beans, peppers and peanuts still coming up. Work early in the morning, too hot after 10 a.m. At 71, I don’t rush anything, lots of water, with break times.

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    j4m35  3 months ago

    Jimmy Jonhson, thank you very much for breaking up the idea of four distinct panels to give us the big picture.

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    flingebunt  about 2 months ago

    Is it just me or is the implication that Arlo & Janis just had the best garden sex of their life and Janis is so satisfied Arlo has to wheel her back to the house.

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