Doonesbury by Garry Trudeau for July 02, 2023

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    dadoctah  about 1 year ago

    Was watching a commercial for one of those A-fib medications and realized: crow’s feet are actually sexy.

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    snsurone76  about 1 year ago

    No need for any paternity test on Alex. She’s definitely Mike with bad hair!!

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    79nysv  about 1 year ago

    She has a cat and that is all that really counts.

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    albertonencioni  about 1 year ago

    Dating and one-night affairs have nothing in common with serious relationships and even less with the wonderful and terribly complicated project of building a family with children. You may live very well without saturday night booze and “friends with benefits”, but when you reach a certain age and you only have your job to fill your thoughts and you KNOW that you are “the last of your name”, well, it’s different.

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    FreyjaRN Premium Member about 1 year ago

    She has brains, a secure career, friends, and she’s still lovely, inside and out.

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    Geophyzz  about 1 year ago

    Shania Twain sang, “But that won’t keep me warm in the middle of the night.”

    Linda Rhonstadt sang, " I am not in the market for a boy who wants to love only me …I’m not ready for any person place or thing to try and pull the reins in on me." Now she’s 76, crippled with Parkinson’s disease, living with her cat.

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    vtskier  about 1 year ago

    Geezum— Alex is in her late 30’s/40’s? I’ve been reading this strip for a long, long time.

    I’d better go sit in the puddle in the back yard to reflect on this.

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    admiree2  about 1 year ago

    It’s been awhile since there’s been a good one about the traitor and insurrectionist, Fat Orange Clown, so I am hoping that GT is stockpiling for the campaign year.

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    Jhony-Yermo  about 1 year ago

    BRILLIANT CARTOON ART. And touching and thoughtful.

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    mindjob  about 1 year ago

    Definately one of the more stressful jobs out there. At any time of day you can get a call about someone who has had an accident and needs immediate help

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    vaughnrl2003 Premium Member about 1 year ago

    Success comes in many forms. Being the best you, you can be is the best success of all.

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    Adolf Trump  about 1 year ago

    We change as we move through life. I used to be a construction worker, now I’m a philosopher. I think about all the things, and friends, who came and went. And where to put commas. Put one there or not? Busy, busy, busy.

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    GaryCooper  about 1 year ago

    When you have your cat, you have just about everything.

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    GaryCooper  about 1 year ago

    So Alex and Drew are 40 now? Wow, time flies!

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    pflutke59  about 1 year ago

    At 40, Drew still has a long ways to go professionally. I had open heart surgery performed by a thoracic surgeon who was near 70. He was assisted by a 40 something surgeon. I’m still here after another 15 years.

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    wnbresn  about 1 year ago

    I have been following Doonesbury since the mid 70’s when it was just in the local papers here in Connecticut. If Drew is 40 then Alex is 40! Geeze I’ve watched her getting born and grow up in Doonesbury land.. Now I’m feeling old. lol

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    The Wolf In Your Midst  about 1 year ago

    And of course out come the comments that you have to get married and have children or else you’ll regret it later in life. I mean, just admit it: You got caught in the trap, and you need the rest of us to do the same so that you feel validated.

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    sisterea  about 1 year ago

    Haven’t seen Drew in a while, great that she made it.

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    Ammo will Fight Fight Fight Premium Member about 1 year ago

    My neurosurgeon was a youngster out of Stanford, he spent 10 hrs removing a massive tumor from my wives spinal cord. While he was telling me about the surgery his beeper went off and he sped off to put a brain back into a kid after a motorcycle wreck. Nothing like a 20hr day….

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    boniface22  about 1 year ago

    Bring back Dilbert.

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  21. Cathy aack Premium Member about 1 year ago

    Nice to see Alex and Drew for an update…I used to really enjoy those segments.

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    Jaymi Cee Premium Member about 1 year ago

    They’re 40? That was a huge time jump!

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    FrostbiteFalls  about 1 year ago

    Seems like yesterday when Alex was a kid and then a young adult. She’s definitely showing her age. That’s the trouble with Trudeau’s insistence on doing only Sundays and continuing to have the characters age in real time.

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    Zarnof  about 1 year ago

    The discussion misses the key thing here….how did Drew get to be 40? Does that mean Alex is 40? To quote Grogu from Mandalorian, “No. No. No. No. No.”

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    When I hear “neurosurgeon”,my first thought is “killer schedule”.

    Remember Lucille Bal l and Mary Tyler Moore.After nasty divorces from the respective Svengalis who “made their careers”, Lucy married a nightclub comic who’s never seen an episode of I LOVE LUCY; and Moore married a doctor who told her he “didn’t watch much television”.

    They were married to husbands No.2 longer than No.1.

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