Lynn's Comments: This was MY dad! He could make up anything on the spot, and the way he read stories was hilarious. When my own kids were little, I turned stories around and made stuff up and the kids loved it. I'd learned from the best.
Lynn's Comments: Drawing people kissing is a challenge. Noses always get in the way! (Especially large, cartoon noses.)
Lynn's Comments: Changing this to a modern song would mean changing the punch line. Some things you have to leave as they are!
Lynn's Comments: I was born in 1947. I guess Elly Patterson was a few years younger. Only in a comic strip can you lie about your age and get away with it!