Today is National Kiss Your Mate Day! The origin of this holiday is unknown, but Olive Oyl doesn’t want to pass up the opportunity to show her affection for her true love, Popeye!
Amber Ray, blogger of “Rant and Roam,” recently made a spontaneous road trip to Chester, Ill., the quaint riverside town where Elzie Segar created “Thimble Theatre” and the place where the legendary romance between Popeye and Olive Oyl began.
Amber was accompanied by her boyfriend, and no trip would be complete without a stop at the home of the Official Popeye Fan Club, Spinach Can Collectibles! They documented the trip with a series of photos that capture the charm and simple beauty of Chester while also showing their playful sides … Popeye and Olive Oyl would be so proud!