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Love Is…

If you were around in the 1970s, you might remember this series of single frame comic strips -they were on cards, mugs, t-shirts, etc. If I remember right, in the 1980s these little characters featured in wedding invitations, backdrops and what have you. You can read more about this comic strip here.

Here are my suggestions for stuff they should have included in this strip (in no particular order of priority):
LOVE IS….when…
  • You don’t mind that I’m feeling too lazy to cook and you order a meal.
  • You encourage me to do things that I enjoy – write, read or surf the net, etc.
  • You put eye drops (despite my fussiness) six times a day.
  • You cleaned up after the dog when I was not allowed to bend.
  • You encourage me to speak my mind and back me up when I do.
  • You encourage me to pursue my ‘calling’ and pick up books for me, and suggest articles and websites I should look at.
  • You give me feedback on my writing and let me know what you liked or tell me when I could have been more detailed, explicit or creative.
  • You encourage me to take better care of my health and provide the support for me to do that.
  • You listen to my rants and long winded stories.
  • You encourage me to go out more often.
There’s a lot more of where that came from, but I’ll let ‘them’ work on these visuals first :). I wonder if you have any ideas for this strip? Let me know.

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11 Comments

  1. indianhomemaker indianhomemaker August 14, 2009

    Belated Happy Birthday dear Corrine! You know when these used to appear in a Newspaper I had a collection of these cuttings 🙂 Loved them 🙂

  2. Bud & MaryPat Bud & MaryPat August 13, 2009

    Corrine,MaryPat and I enjoyed the Love Is cartoons when we got married. They have such practical messages. Highly recommended for young marrieds.Bud

  3. Veronica Veronica August 13, 2009

    I love this and want to write my own Love is to share with my hubby. I will be sure too to forward this to my parents as my moms loved these! As always great blog! God Bless you!

  4. Indy Indy August 8, 2009

    Happy Birthday Corinne! I used to love this cartoon so much! Thanks for the memories…

  5. sm sm August 7, 2009

    happy birthdayinteresitng post thanks for link

  6. Jackie Jackie August 8, 2009

    Thank you, Corinne. It's good to have you as a follower. I hope that you have a lovely weekend.Smiles,Jackie

  7. Nikita Nikita August 7, 2009

    happy birthday, corinne! visiting after a while…and it's a treat to catch up! god bless 🙂

  8. Indy Indy August 7, 2009

    Happy happy birthday Corinne! And I remember now abt the Love is series…something that was a part of growing up and I had forgotten! thank u for all ur lovely posts! Wish u a great day!

  9. Corinne Rodrigues Corinne Rodrigues August 7, 2009

    @ Vidz – Thank you…thank you and thank you ;)@ Indy – Nice to have you back! And thanks for all the good wishes….Wish your folks for me.@ Jackie – My favorite scripture passage too. Your blog is lovely.

  10. Indyeah Indyeah August 6, 2009

    (((Hugs)) Corinne ..so glad to be back and that too on your birthday:)))muah!Happy Birthday Corinne!:))here's to love and laughter and many more years of everyday gyaan:)))and as I can see in the post a lot of love is what you have been blessed with…..the very special kind :))*touchwood* the post:)ah! the nostalgia it evokes:))for mom and dad that is:))They have all the mushy cards from the 80s with them still:)))

  11. Jackie Jackie August 6, 2009

    Corinne…You are a wise lady. Love has no ending…patient, kind. Thank you for stopping at my blog. I hope that you have a blessed day.Smiles to you from Jackie

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