Author: dickwolfsie

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: Playing chicken

I’m a city boy, born and bred just outside of Manhattan. In fact, the phrase “born and bred” is the closest I’ve ever come to talking like a farmer. My wife and I went...

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: Habitual behavior

Mary Ellen and I have been happy together for so long that we sometimes forget how much we annoy each other, so on the trip back home from our recent vacation, it was time...

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: Civil reunion

My wife and I enjoy doing many things together. But when our entertainment preferences are not in sync, we can communicate openly with each other. That makes for a perfect union. But it may...

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: Tuesdays with Auri

It began with a simple phone call to my friend Auri, a computer geek I asked to help me with my very successful website, which right now is attracting up to three visitors a...

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Opinion: Word of advice

So, what’s the word? Really, what is the word? With over 250,000 words in the English language, you’d think there would be a word for just about everything. Not so. Therefore, I am on...

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Opinion: What a trip

My wife is planning a very exciting vacation to celebrate our 35th wedding anniversary. This was a big surprise to me. Not the vacation part, but the 35 years. I thought it was 34. Right...

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Opinion: Please go away

My wife is planning our summer vacation, which we will take in the fall. We took our spring vacation this summer. We got behind in 1984 and still haven’t caught up. I don’t have...

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Opinion: Call for an update

According to a national research firm, most people over 75 do not own a cell phone. This is in contrast to the millennials who admit that the first thing they do in the morning...

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Opinion: “Mum Mum”

If my grandmother were alive today, she would be 125, and she would still, no doubt, be walking around in her six-inch-high heels, the ones she asked to be buried in—and she’d have a...

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Opinion: Hammacher Schlemmer, Part II

I was only half done making fun of the summer edition of the Hammacher Schlemmer catalog last week when my column ended. Here’s a look at some of my other favorite gift choices. WORLD’S...