(Strip Number 7050, Original Publication Date, 21 April 1985)
Panel 1: We find ourselves at Mrs Baird's garden shed today as she tells Mike and Lizzie that it's nice to see them visit before asking what occasioned their coming over.
Panel 2: Being told that Mom said for them to bug someone else for a while leaves her mildly ticked off because her plan to teach Elly responsibility by giving her a dog has failed.
Panel 3: The strip most people will stick on fridges starts with Mike asking Mrs Baird howcome she never had children.
Panel 4: Instead of the expected "Mind your own beeswax", Thelma talks about how her husband was really sick after the war and someone had to keep the business running.
Panel 5: He then died after they moved to Milborough and she never did meet anyone else.
Panel 6: Mike then asks if she has any siblings.
Panel 7: She has one who lives in the wilds of Calgary, AL-BER-TA!!! who she calls every once in a long while.
Panel 8: She then says yes when prompted about getting lonely.
Panel 9: A little while later, Mike and Lizzie head back home to ask Elly is she knows about them dolls that come with adoption papers. She says she does.
Panel 10: When Mike says that he and Lizzie adopted Mrs Baird, Elly smiles.
Summary: Today's Lynnsight isn't going to be about doing a good turn for your elders. It's about how Lynn was inspired by two lonely spinsters from her long-ago childhood. Crap. Lynn's stupid childhood is here to stay, ain't it?