I've always loved "Pickles". Brian Crane has a remarkable sense of
humor and a uncanny grasp of the human condition. There are times when I laugh
out loud at one of his strips and then calm down and realize the personal
relevance of what I just laughed at. Half the time his work causes some
interesting introspection.And I went through the article twice and
didn't see any mention of this. . . from time to time either art on the wall of
the house or the view outside a window is of an LDS temple. Is that news to
anyone? That's actually the first thing I look for before I read the strip.
The older I get the more I enjoy Pickles. Crane hits the relationship between
"long marrieds" right on. All the aging issues, plus the great
relationship with their grandson, are delightful. Thank you, Brian!
After the Sports page, the next thing we turn to every morning is Pickles. We
love this comic strip and can relate often to this delightful Senior couple.
Thanks to Brian Crane and Deseret News for the great article.It was
also fun to find out that Brian is also a BYUalum! Small world.
It is a funny comic strip. In order to have humor, you have to have some truth
in the joke. He does it well.
Thanks for sharing the laughs
Before I knew Brian was LDS, I kept noticing a sofa painting that a building
that looked remarkably like the Oakland Temple, and I thought that can't be a
coincidence. Well, it wasn't! My folks and many of my friends know Brian and his
family in Sparks and say he and his family are just the the nicest. It's also
fun to wonder which of my old friends may have influenced a strip- because it