Lynn's Comments: The "punch" here was that the dog, with his bows and fancy trim, was the one with a new identity. I wonder if anyone "got the gag!"
Lynn's Comments: When "dressing" my characters, I often looked in mail order catalogues to see what was currently fashionable. The dress Elizabeth is wearing in this Sunday page was from the "evening" section of the Sears catalogue. Now, I'd be doing my research online!
Lynn's Comments: We actually became great friends with our contractor who continued to do beautiful work for us for many years.
Lynn's Comments: As a child, this is something I did. I would imagine I was safe inside a big glass case and that nothing could harm me all night long. Strangely, when I was newly divorced and going through some really difficult times, I would again lock myself inside an imaginary` glass case so I could manage the nights alone. You are never too far away from being a kid inside!
Lynn's Comments: This scenario dates back to the days when my brother and I lived at home. Dad saw my brother washing his car and was delighted until Al, preparing for a date, asked for the keys!