Foolish Child #83: Election Anxiety

In four panel hand-drawn comic, Dickens' next-door-neighbor comes over to ask if Dickens has a plan to vote. Dickens quickly shhhhs them, because they are afraid someone else is listening in. Dickens then opens up a wall safe!! The neighbor remarks that a wall safe might be over-doing it, Republicans aren't trying to steal actual paper ballots after all. But Dickens jokes, the wall safe is actually to keep the ballot safe from juice spills from their kid!..

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I am a queer coparenting mama to Dickens Jr. Doodler by day, 911 dispatcher by night. All my favorite shows look better on Tumblr. I am two years and 450K words deep into constructing a fanfic called Ages and I'm never giving up on it. Bering & Wells.

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