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Strip For 071880
ID: 60
Publication Date: 1980-07-18
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: I've Got The One-More-Washload Blues (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: Something Old, Something New (Signed Copies)
Description: Michael picks flowers for Elly from Mrs. Baird's garden. Elly scolds him, but also points out that, when picking flowers, he needs to leave the stem attached.
Caption: ... but if you do - try and leave on the stem.
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Strip For 111180
ID: 87
Publication Date: 1980-11-11
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: Is This "One of Those Days", Daddy? (Signed Copies)
Other Books: Remembering Farley (Signed Copies)
Suddenly Silver (Signed Copies)
Treasuries: Something Old, Something New (Signed Copies)
Description: Elly and Elizabeth go to Thelma Baird's place to see what's keeping John and Michael. John hands Farley to Elly. She knows it's a trap. Farley's first appearance.
Caption: This is a trap, isn't it.
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Strip For 111280
ID: 88
Publication Date: 1980-11-12
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: Is This "One of Those Days", Daddy? (Signed Copies)
Other Books: Suddenly Silver (Signed Copies)
Remembering Farley (Signed Copies)
Treasuries: Something Old, Something New (Signed Copies)
Description: Mrs. Baird tells Elly that Farley is the runt and she'd hate to have to put him down. He's been rejected by his mother and needs warmth and love to survive. One more shot at Elly's mother instincts and John's got a dog. Michael.
Caption: Give me another shot at her mother instincts and you've got a dog.
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Strip For 082181
ID: 165
Publication Date: 1981-08-21
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: Is This "One of Those Days", Daddy? (Signed Copies)
Other Books: Remembering Farley (Signed Copies)  
Treasuries: In The Beginning, There Was Chaos (Signed Copies)
Description: Mrs. Baird sees Farley shaved and is upset. Poor wittle doggums. She wonders what mommy has done to him, cut off all his hair, the poor baby. Michael tells Lawrence that Thelma is a little weird. Instead of having children, she had puppies.
Caption: Mrs. Baird's a little weird. Instead of havin' kids, she had puppies.
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Strip For 062282
ID: 275
Publication Date: 1982-06-22
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: It Must Be Nice to Be Little (Signed Copies)
Other Books: Suddenly Silver (Signed Copies)
Remembering Farley (Signed Copies)
Treasuries: In The Beginning, There Was Chaos (Signed Copies)
Description: Farley runs off. Mrs. Baird told Michael that he was with other dogs chasing a female. Elly is exasperated by men.
Caption: Honest, Mom! - Mrs. Baird said him an' a bunch of others was chasin' a female! MEN!
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Strip For 081986
ID: 1077
Publication Date: 1986-08-19
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: It's All Downhill From Here (Signed Copies)
Other Books: Suddenly Silver (Signed Copies)  
Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Canoe Trip. John returns home to Milborough and the neighborhood greets him. First time home from a trip where the kids haven't asked him for gifts. Elly, Michael, Elizabeth, Anne, Steve, Leah, Carol Enjo, Thelma Baird, Christopher, Richard, Lea
Caption: It's OK, El. This is the first time I've come back from a trip and they haven't asked, "What did you bring me?"
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Strip For 012687
ID: 1112
Publication Date: 1987-01-26
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: It's All Downhill From Here (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Michael announces that Mrs. Baird is at the door. Thelma asks to come in for tea. Michael tells her that Phil saw her through the kitchen window. He embarrasses his uncle by asking Elly what is a "fogey." Elizabeth, Thelma
Caption: Mom?... What's a fogey?
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Strip For 020387
ID: 1115
Publication Date: 1987-02-03
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: It's All Downhill From Here (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Michael and Elizabeth walk in the snow and lament Mrs. Baird's moving away. The neighborhood is changing. Soon nobody will recognize anybody around here. Winter clothing has them bundled up so you can't see their faces anyway.
Caption: Pretty soon nobody will be able to recognize anybody around here!
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Strip For 051887
ID: 1156
Publication Date: 1987-05-18
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: It's All Downhill From Here (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Elly visits Mrs. Baird at the senior citizens home. She's impressed with the apartment, the food plan, the activities. Thelma likes it well enough but complains that there aren't enough men.
Caption: I guess it's all right for a senior citizens complex. So far, I only have one complaint. There aren't enough men!
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Strip For 051987
ID: 1157
Publication Date: 1987-05-19
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: It's All Downhill From Here (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Outside at the Senior Citizens Complex Thelma asks Elly to walk around the grounds. She says she's getting to know some of the residents. Mrs. Baird then shouts in a woman's ear. "YARD SALE!!" Mrs. Soames is deaf.
Caption: Mrs. Soames, for example, is quite deaf.
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Strip For 090887
ID: 1198
Publication Date: 1987-09-08
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: Pushing 40 (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: When Elly shows up to visit Mrs. Baird she's told that this is a busy night. Thelma is glad to see her but this is the night everyone goes over to the church next door. Elly thinks it's for services, but Thelma explains it's to play BINGO!
Caption: This is the night we all go over to the church next door. For services? For BINGO!
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Strip For 090987
ID: 1199
Publication Date: 1987-09-09
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: Pushing 40 (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Thelma Baird convinces Elly to come to the church and play BINGO with her. It's jackpot night. Everybody knows everybody else, they've all been playing together for years. Newcomers are always welcome, as long as they don't win.
Caption: ... as long as you don't win.
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Strip For 091487
ID: 1200
Publication Date: 1987-09-14
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: Pushing 40 (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Thelma Baird explains how to put down Bingo chips with both hands to play faster. One man claims she can play in her sleep. Mrs. Baird admits to Elly that the last time she won, she knocked her teeth off the nightstand.
Caption: Last time I won, I knocked my teeth off the nightstand!
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Strip For 091587
ID: 1201
Publication Date: 1987-09-15
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: Pushing 40 (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Someone calls Bingo and is jumping up and down, waving her arms. Elly asks if the woman has won the jackpot. Thelma explains it's so the caller can see you through all of the cigarette smoke. Mrs. Baird.
Caption: No, you do that so the caller can see you through the smoke!
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Strip For 091687
ID: 1202
Publication Date: 1987-09-16
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: Pushing 40 (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Elly and Thelma leave the Bingo Hall and walk back to the Senior's Centre. Mrs. Baird explains that she doesn't drink, or smoke, or watch raunchy movies, so Bingo is her only vice. It's nice to have a little something to feel guilty about.
Caption: When you get to be my age, it's nice to have a little something to feel guilty about!
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Strip For 111080
ID: 3917
Publication Date: 1980-11-10
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: Is This "One of Those Days", Daddy? (Signed Copies)
Other Books: Remembering Farley (Signed Copies)  
Treasuries: Something Old, Something New (Signed Copies)
Description: John and Michael are going to Mrs. Baird's house to look at puppies. Elly says that if they come back with one, she quits.
Caption: Ok...but if you come back with one...I quit!
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Strip For 111380
ID: 3918
Publication Date: 1980-11-13
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: Is This "One of Those Days", Daddy? (Signed Copies)
Other Books: Remembering Farley (Signed Copies)  
Treasuries: Something Old, Something New (Signed Copies)
Description: Michael, Elizabeth, Elly and John are carrying puppy Farley home from Mrs. Baird's house. Farley wets himself on Elly. John reminds her that she had wanted another baby. Michael, Elizabeth.
Caption: Didn't you say you might like another baby?
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Strip For 062581
ID: 4024
Publication Date: 1981-06-25
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: Is This "One of Those Days", Daddy? (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: In The Beginning, There Was Chaos (Signed Copies)
Description: Michael and Elizabeth come home and show Elly the ice cream bars that Mrs. Baird has given them. Elly is not pleased that Mrs. Baird gives the kids treats right before supper.
Caption: ...and always exactly 10 minutes before supper.
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Strip For 062681
ID: 4025
Publication Date: 1981-06-26
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: Is This "One of Those Days", Daddy? (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: In The Beginning, There Was Chaos (Signed Copies)
Description: Elly and Anne discuss Elly's exasperation with the way Mrs. Baird gives treats to the kids. Anne advises Elly to be more explicit about her feelings to make sure they're communicating. Elly wants to blow up Thelma's fridge.
Caption: I could blow up her fridge.
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Strip For 082281
ID: 4052
Publication Date: 1981-08-22
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: Is This "One of Those Days", Daddy? (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: In The Beginning, There Was Chaos (Signed Copies)
Description: Elly complains to John that Mrs. Baird comes over and talks nonstop about nothing. It wears her out. John says that she should be able to handle that. Elly throws a coffee cup at his head.
Caption: You should be able to handle that!
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Strip For 111781
ID: 4094
Publication Date: 1981-11-17
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: Is This "One of Those Days", Daddy? (Signed Copies)
Other Books: Remembering Farley (Signed Copies)  
Treasuries: In The Beginning, There Was Chaos (Signed Copies)
Description: Mrs. Baird comes over to show off the award that her champion sheepdog won. Michael asks Elly if Farley would win a prize if they took him. Elly doubts there's an award in his category. Farley sleeps on the couch.
Caption: I don't know. I doubt there's an award in his category.
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Strip For 122584
ID: 4458
Publication Date: 1984-12-25
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: The Last Straw (Signed Copies)
Other Books: Remembering Farley (Signed Copies)  
Treasuries: Making Ends Meet (Signed Copies)
Description: Sitting down to Christmas Dinner, John tries to say grace but Elizabeth is already feeding a turkey leg to Farley. John, Elly, Phil, Ted McCauley, Michael, Elizabeth, Farley, Lawrence, Connie, Thelma Baird, Georgia.
Caption: ... for what we are about to receive, may the Lord make us truly...
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Strip For 012887
ID: 4751
Publication Date: 1987-01-28
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: It's All Downhill From Here (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Over coffee Thelma tells Elly that she is thinking of selling her house and moving into a senior's apartment. Elizabeth is shocked: Those places are for OLD people, not Mrs. Baird!
Caption: But Mrs. Baird! That's for OLD people!!
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ID: 4779
Publication Date: 0000-00-07
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: It's All Downhill From Here (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Thinking about buying Mrs. Baird's house, Elly, Connie, Michael. This strip shares a 1987-03-06 publication date with another strip about Mrs. Baird's house that is NOT in Downhill book.
Caption: You Know, Elly, Maybe I'll Go And Look At It Again
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Strip For 030787
ID: 4780
Publication Date: 1987-03-07
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: It's All Downhill From Here (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: House hunting Connie goes to look at Mrs. Baird's home. Thelma tells her that it's too big for her now and it needs to be filled with noise, love, and laughter. Connie wants the house. Elly is surprised, Michael and Thelma are delighted.
Caption: Mrs. Baird... I think you've found your family!
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Strip For 030987
ID: 4781
Publication Date: 1987-03-09
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: It's All Downhill From Here (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Elly is surprised that Connie wants to buy Mrs. Baird's house claiming she never liked it before. Connie sees the potential. A few renovations, some new wallpaper... With a son and two teen-aged daughters it has everything she wants... three bathrooms.
Caption: With a son and two teen-age daughters this house has everything I could want. - Three bathrooms.
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Strip For 031087
ID: 4782
Publication Date: 1987-03-10
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: It's All Downhill From Here (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Connie lists the renovations she wants done to Mrs. Baird's house after she takes possession. Elly tells her that Greg will raise the roof when he finds out what she wants done. Connie seems excited at the prospect of having the roof, literally, raised.
Caption: Connie, when Greg finds out all the things you want to do to this place, he'll raise the roof! Do you really think so?!!
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Strip For 050487
ID: 4797
Publication Date: 1987-05-04
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: It's All Downhill From Here (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Mrs. Baird is cleaning out her house prior to selling. She's collected photographs, medals, ornaments, etc... for her nieces and nephews. Giving away her memories. Elly, Thelma. 25 years of clutter.
Caption: Oh, Elly I'm giving away my memories!!
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Strip For 050587
ID: 4798
Publication Date: 1987-05-05
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: It's All Downhill From Here (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Mrs. Baird is packing her house and takes down her wedding photo. She talks about how Bill died so suddenly that she couldn't believe he was gone. She tells Elly not to take her marriage for granted, but to make every day count. Thelma, Elly.
Caption: So! Don't take your good marriage for granted, my dear. Make every day count!
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Strip For 050687
ID: 4799
Publication Date: 1987-05-06
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: It's All Downhill From Here (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Elly tells John about the memories and treasures they found while packing Mrs. Baird's house including toys she's had since childhood, clothing, jewellery, photographs, letters, etc... Elly has seen a lifetime in a day.
Caption: I've seen a lifetime in a day.
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Strip For 050787
ID: 4800
Publication Date: 1987-05-07
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: It's All Downhill From Here (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Elly tells John that it's been a real experience helping Mrs. Baird pack her house. She tells John that they should put all of their old photographs in order. John brings out an enormous box of various photo formats and asks where to begin.
Caption: Where would you like to begin?
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