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ID: 1228
Publication Date: 0000-00-01
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: Building a snowman with very little snow, Elizabeth, Michael. This strip shares a 1986-11 publication date with another strip that does NOT appear in Downhill book.
Caption: "Frosty The Dirtman" ... Has A Sort Of Ring To It
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Strip For 123079
ID: 6638
Publication Date: 1979-12-30
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: Know which book? Let us know!
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: Something Old, Something New (Signed Copies)
Description: Michael goes to visit Lawrence. Michael's snow pants make a stupid whistling sound. Michael and Lawrence compare Christmas gifts. Michael got more gifts than Lawrence. Questioning Santa Claus.
Caption: How Come Santa Likes You Better Than He Likes Me?
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Strip For 032980
ID: 3661
Publication Date: 1980-03-29
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 watches the snow outside. He's bored and wants summer to come. Elly points to all of his toys and asks what more he could want. Dirt.
Caption: Dirt
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Strip For 012782
ID: 222
Publication Date: 1982-01-27
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: It Must Be Nice to Be Little (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: In The Beginning, There Was Chaos (Signed Copies)
Description: John and Elly arrive at the Toronto Airport after their vacation in Barbados. They enjoyed their holiday and even with the cold wind and snow, it's great to be home. Elizabeth, Michael, Grandpa William, Grandma Carrie.
Caption: It's great to be home!
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Strip For 010783
ID: 4272
Publication Date: 1983-01-07
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: It Must Be Nice to Be Little (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: In The Beginning, There Was Chaos (Signed Copies)
Description: John and Elly are fighting about New Year's Eve. Elly slams the door and says she won't come back until she's cooled off. She knocks on the door to be let in. She's freezing in the falling snow.
Caption: I've cooled off.
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Strip For 012183
ID: 4282
Publication Date: 1983-01-21
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: It Must Be Nice to Be Little (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: In The Beginning, There Was Chaos (Signed Copies)
Description: After returning from the art gallery Michael tries to make a snow sculpture. Gordon thinks it looks like a heap of snow. Some kinds of art have to be looked at the right way. Gordon teeters on his side but it still looks like a heap of snow.
Caption: Still looks like a heap of snow to me!
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Strip For 012283
ID: 365
Publication Date: 1983-01-22
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: It Must Be Nice to Be Little (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: In The Beginning, There Was Chaos (Signed Copies)
Description: Michael's attempts to emulate what he saw at the art gallery get him into trouble. No matter what he may have seen, Elly tells him to make snowmen with their clothes on! The snow men have a few spectators.
Caption: From now on... you make your snowmen with their clothes ON!!
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Strip For 112783
ID: 6121
Publication Date: 1983-11-27
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Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: Making Ends Meet (Signed Copies)
Description: Elly comes home with a new coat for Elizabeth. Elly zips Elizabeth into her snow pants, boots, mittens, toque, and her new coat with hood and scarf. Elizabeth stands outside and tells God that she's ready for the snow now.
Caption: O.K., God. You can make it snow now!
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Strip For 011584
ID: 6125
Publication Date: 1984-01-15
First Published On (if retro):
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Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: Making Ends Meet (Signed Copies)
Description: Seeing the snow fall from indoors, John puts on his boots and goes out to shovel the walk. The job is ruined by the kids who play in the snow, build a fort in the banks beside the walk, and manage to cover it over with snow once again. Michael Elizabeth
Caption: Shovel shovel, scrape, aaah! No Caption
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Strip For 012984
ID: 6126
Publication Date: 1984-01-29
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Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: Making Ends Meet (Signed Copies)
Description: Michael, Gordon, and Lawrence build a snow fort. They include slits so they can see who is coming, ensure it is strong and lay in a large supply of snowballs. When John shows up Michael asks why he thinks they were planning to throw snowballs at anyone.
Caption: What makes you think we were gonna throw these at anybody?!
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Strip For 021084
ID: 548
Publication Date: 1984-02-10
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: Just One More Hug (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: Making Ends Meet (Signed Copies)
Description: Elly is running late getting home from work. She picks up Elizabeth from Daycare and drives home hoping Michael has had the sense to go to a neighbor's since he's locked out of the house. When she gets there Michael is shivering in the cold and snow.
Caption: Thank God he's got enough common sense to go to a neighbor's 'till I get home. Where were you?!!
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Strip For 022184
ID: 4415
Publication Date: 1984-02-21
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: Just One More Hug (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: Making Ends Meet (Signed Copies)
Description: Michael and Gordon are walking in the snow when Gordon expresses his wish for winter to end. They're tired of snow and cold, yet the shortest month of the year always feels like the longest.
Caption: - if this is the shortest month of the year - how come it always seems like the longest!
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Strip For 022384
ID: 556
Publication Date: 1984-02-23
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: Just One More Hug (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: Making Ends Meet (Signed Copies)
Description: Walking in the snow and cold Gordon has some money and suggests going to Crazy Eddy's to play video games. Michael's Mom doesn't want him going in there. What she doesn't know won't hurt her... but what she finds out might hurt him.
Caption: Yeah - but what she finds out could hurt ME!
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Strip For 030884
ID: 4417
Publication Date: 1984-03-08
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: Just One More Hug (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: Making Ends Meet (Signed Copies)
Description: Michael and Gordon are playing in the snow when Elizabeth offers them chocolate ice cream with raisins. It's just dirty brown snow with rocks in it, and Michael is worried she is eating it for real. Not really, she's spitting out the raisins.
Caption: You're not eating it, are you? Not 'xactly. I'm, spittin' out th' raisins.
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Strip For 120484
ID: 757
Publication Date: 1984-12-04
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: The Last Straw (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: Making Ends Meet (Signed Copies)
Description: Michael asks why John is in the crawlspace. He's looking for the outdoor Christmas lights and wants to get them up before it starts to snow again. He's digging around with a flashlight when Michael tells him it's already started snowing.
Caption: Daddy? Uh-huh. It's snowing again.
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Strip For 120584
ID: 758
Publication Date: 1984-12-05
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: The Last Straw (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: Making Ends Meet (Signed Copies)
Description: Despite the blowing snow, John finally gets the outdoor Christmas Lights strung when he asks Michael to plug them in. John discovers that he's spent all of that time putting up the broken lights and swears angrily. Michael reminds him to be jolly.
Caption: Daddy... 'tis the season to be jolly.
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Strip For 011085
ID: 781
Publication Date: 1985-01-10
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: The Last Straw (Signed Copies)
Other Books: Remembering Farley (Signed Copies)
 Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: John lets in the blowing snow to discover that Farley has escaped. Of course John can't chase the dog on crutches. Elly dresses for the cold while John sits by a cozy fire claiming that he would have loved to go chasing the dog except for his broken foot
Caption: Believe me... I would have LOVED to go!!
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Strip For 011185
ID: 4464
Publication Date: 1985-01-11
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: The Last Straw (Signed Copies)
Other Books: Remembering Farley (Signed Copies)
 Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Walking through a snowstorm Elly calls for Farley. For a moment she thinks he is smart enough to go home on such a terrible night. For a moment she considers that he might go home himself, but she continues calling his name and trudging though the snow.
Caption: I should go back. Surely he's smart enough to come home by himself. FARLEY! FAAARLEY!
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Strip For 011685
ID: 785
Publication Date: 1985-01-16
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: The Last Straw (Signed Copies)
Other Books: Remembering Farley (Signed Copies)
 Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Elly has arrived at the Eastgate Animal Pound to pick up Farley. She has to pay a fine for letting him run at large without a license. The man who brought him in wanted to include willful damage to property because of what Farley did to his snow sculpture
Caption: Check the one with the snow sculpture.
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Strip For 021785
ID: 7177
Publication Date: 1985-02-17
First Published On (if retro):
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Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Michael and Lawrence work hard to build a snowman. Elizabeth wants to help but they tell her to get lost. When Michael goes to get John and Elly to see his achievement, they ignore the boys and instead praise Elizabeth her tiny, misshapen snow sculpture.
Caption: Why, Lizzie! That's just wonderful!!
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Strip For 040185
ID: 825
Publication Date: 1985-04-01
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: The Last Straw (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Michael and Elizabeth come into the house dripping mud and water everywhere. They are excited about the rain melting the snow into mud puddles. Tracking mud, dirt, and water into the house John is less than enthusiastic about the first signs of Spring.
Caption: Oh good. ...it must be spring.
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Strip For 113085
ID: 983
Publication Date: 1985-11-30
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: Keep the Home Fries Burning (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Michael tries to tell on Elizabeth for cutting out snowflakes and making a mess. When his yelling gets no attention he figures nobody cares about the bits of paper all over the floor, so he joins his sister in paper snow flake making. Elizabeth smiles.
Caption: Maaah!! Lizzie's cuttin' out stuff an' she's got bits of paper all over the floor!! MAAAAH! No Caption
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Strip For 120686
ID: 10926
Publication Date: 1986-12-06
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: Elizabeth stands outside in the snow. She really wanted it to snow that day. She believes angels must be up there making it snow just for her.
Caption: somebody made this happen just for me!
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Strip For 012287
ID: 4750
Publication Date: 1987-01-22
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 asks Elly why Phil is outside. Elly says that she's not anti-smoker, she just doesn't want it in her house. Michael looks at Phil freezing in the blowing winter snow and decides that Elly is, in fact, militant.
Caption: Face it, Mom... you're militant.
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Strip For 020187
ID: 6160
Publication Date: 1987-02-01
First Published On (if retro):
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Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Michael, Elizabeth, and Christopher, build snow men. Elly asks Michael why he's inside - because Elizabeth ate the carrot nose. The three kids try to make one big snow man but can't lift the big snow balls. They make three fat snowmen instead.
Caption: Elizabeth ate the nose. 1000lbs. No Caption
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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 020687
ID: 4757
Publication Date: 1987-02-06
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: Christopher, Michael, and Elizabeth all sit on a sleigh and try to sled down a snowy hill. The three are too heavy and the sleigh just plows the snow. Christopher notices they're not going anywhere. Winter, snow.
Caption: For some reason we don't seem to be going anywhere.
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Strip For 020787
ID: 4758
Publication Date: 1987-02-07
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: Standing in the falling snow, Michael and Elizabeth ask if they can come in. Elly wants them to stay outside for a while. Elizabeth asks if they can come in when they're stiff. Winter.
Caption: Can we come in when we're stiff?
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Strip For 030887
ID: 7238
Publication Date: 1987-03-08
First Published On (if retro):
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Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Christopher is dragging a snowman on a sleigh. It's snowing again. He and Elizabeth talk about how they're tired of snow, tired of cold, tired of winter. They want it to be spring. They watch the snow fall until Elizabeth screams We've had enough!
Caption: I'm tired of cold. I'm tired of snow. I want it to be spring. Yeah. WE'VE HAD ENOUGH!!!
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Strip For 011588
ID: 1244
Publication Date: 1988-01-15
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: Pushing 40 (Signed Copies)
Other Books: Remembering Farley (Signed Copies)
 Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Farley gets covered in snow, snow blowing, barking dog, John
Caption: Burf?
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Strip For 012288
ID: 1248
Publication Date: 1988-01-22
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: Pushing 40 (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A
 Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Blizzard, taking a taxi, Elly's stuck in a snow bank, John
Caption: My Wife's Got The Only Car In The Family That Will Go Through Weather Like This. No Caption
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