Tuesday, July 26, 2005
Today I remembered a Schultz Peanuts cartoon from long ago.
Charlie Brown is leaning on that wall facing us (the reader), talking to Linus. The school year has just ended or someone from the gang is moving away or something rather melancholy like that has just happened. They discuss this for a bit, how goodbyes are so sad and so on, and on the last panel Charlie Brown says: "I need more hellos."
When three people you like leave within the span of 2 weeks, you tend to remember such things. And it is always easier, isn't it, when you do the leaving...