Voids And Other Signs Of Adulthood
Graduation time, everybody!
The other day, the subway was crowded with young people, some of them wearing blue robes—they had just graduated from Columbia University and the car was buzzing with happiness. Or so it seemed!
It’s that time of year.
As an adult, our pal Eddy above is going to have to learn about voids. I wonder what Eddy’s mom is thinking. Is she just being cheerfully realistic? Both she and dad look happy. Perhaps they are simply proud that their son finished school, who cares what comes next. Looking at Eddy, I don’t think he has a clue. Maybe it really is all about Eddy’s attitude.
I just liked using the word “void.” Sometimes that’s what a cartoon is about, or at least a lot of it is. It’s the joy in placing a funny or unusual word into someone’s mouth in a setting that is totally incongruous.
If one of your loved ones graduated recently, or is about to, I wish you and the loved one all the best, void or no void! But you know, if it is a void situation, take time to explore the void, it could be interesting and take you on a different path.
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