“We’re starting to get to the stage when you go to funerals and that’s where you reunite with friends,” she continues. “I want to be able to spend time with friends while they’re still alive.”
The good news, however, is that Johnston isn’t retiring. Instead, the strip — which appears in more than 2,000 newspapers … will be transformed in September into what Johnston calls “a hybrid” of new and old material.
The most revealing part is where she admits she has dystonia, which apparently is what plagued Charles Schulz’s shaky hand in his later years. She also calls Bill Watterson and Aaron McGruder “wusses,” which is always fun to read.