Possibly my favorite thing to do when I was young was to climb trees. In my teen years it was climbing onto rooftops and hiking to ledges to see valley views. Even to this day, my favorite aspect of any apartment I live in is generally how high up. Happy thoughts.
Oh, and I think i really captured in panel #2 what the view feels like when up in a tree, which makes me happy.
We all have different definitions of bad, don’t we. :)
And Dee going over to hug Ted because she sees that he’ll have to float in the cold dark water breaks my heart every time even thought I’m the person who wrote it. <3
I was never sure if this joke was completely clear, that it was Ted’s buoyancy created from pastries (among other things) which caused them to float.
Either way, it’s the tense moment along with Vachel’s nonchalant comment int he first panel which makes this strip for m.e