Monday, April 25, 2011
The Greatest Thing In The World, EVER! (3)
At night, I give the Babies! -- who I less and less frequently call "the Babies!" -- because they're getting really big -- a bath. The routine is the same: I scrub them, wash their hair, brush their teeth, and then they're free to play while I sit in the hall and keep an eye on them through the door.
I use that time to read web comics on my phone; I can read a couple of web comics quick and if I get interrupted by Mr Bunches dumping water on Mr F's head, or Mr F deciding abruptly that he's done and getting out of the tub in a deluge of water, I don't lose the thread of whatever I was reading.
And it was in doing that that I discovered A Softer World. I don't know how to describe it; it's a kind of horrifyingly funny comic strip:
or else it's a funnily horrifying comic strip:
Or else it's just plain weird... but still funny:
And sometimes it's wistful in a way that'll make me laugh quietly to myself every Christmas from now on, and then tell people around me, "Never mind, you wouldn't understand:"
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