(Strip Number 4846, Original Publication Date, 24 August 1987)
Panel 1: Having returned from an office supply store, a beaming Elly tells Mike and Lizzie that she's got their school supplies.
Panel 2: She delights in having acquired new notebooks, pencils, crayons, scissors and other necessities.
Panel 3: She waxes rhapsodic as she tells them she loved getting them when she was young because she loved the look, smell and feel of them.
Panel 4: A little while later, Mike asks John if he can stop watering the hedges to check on Elly; this is because he fears for her sanity because she's upstairs sniffing erasers.
Summary: Look for notes that whine that Laura will not enjoy sniffing a glowing rectangle.