Lynn's Comments: My husband often came home exhausted. Working with sensitive people, using tiny instruments and fidgety materials in an awkward space, takes endless patience. Added to this is the management of staff and copious paperwork. I think dentistry is one of the most tiring jobs there are.
Lynn's Comments: In order to inject a little intrigue into the story, I made John's Doctor friend, Ted, a very bad influence. Although he was completely fictional, I was often asked who he "really was."
Lynn's Comments: A few years after this strip was drawn, ...the gag wasn't so funny.
Lynn's Comments: Over the years, we owned several unique cars.
Lynn's Comments: Ouch!!!
Lynn's Comments: Among other things, my husband did have an eye for vehicles. Over the years, we, or rather he, owned many.
Lynn's Comments: My husband once bought a very sporty little convertible; a replica. I forget the brand name, but it was a classic two-seater with leather seats and big googly headlights. He bought the hat, the gloves, and even shoes to go with it.
Lynn's Comments: Yes, this happened!
Lynn's Comments: And this happened, too.
Lynn's Comments: I have always looked at a vehicle as something that would transport a family of four, with a load of groceries and a sheet of plywood, if necessary.