Author: dickwolfsie

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Opinion: Shticking it to me

I tried to model my TV persona on the great David Letterman. I loved it when Dave played the straight man in a comedy bit. He knew – and you knew (and he knew...

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Opinion: Clip notes

There are yellow sticky notes all over my office, reminding me of quirky and bizarre things I have read in the newspaper or online, as well as personal experiences that deserve at least a...

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Opinion: Next stop: Bathroom?

“Mary Ellen, where do we keep the soup spoons? Did you move the instant coffee? Where are the salad bowls?” This is the kind of stuff I have been asking my wife for 25...

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Opinion: Let’s play Bocce

Our friends Len and Helen invited us to their house to play Bocce with some other folks from church. Len thought he read somewhere that this was a great sport for Unitarians. But it...

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Opinion: Spreading the word

Our kitchen renovation required cleaning out several drawers filled with exotic spices, most of which I had never heard of: anardana, advieh, amchoor powder and ajwain, to name a few. (Yes, my wife had...

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Opinion: Nap town

There is new information on the science of napping. It’s a really big snooze. Once again, research confirms the benefits of the daily siesta. A year or so back, when I had lost interest...

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Opinion: Kitchen aid

The Wolfsie’s refrigerator went to Habitat for Humanity. We don’t have a dishwasher or a stove, either. The Salvation Army took them away. We threw out the microwave that was over the oven. Nobody...

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Opinion: Who’s on first?

“Time” magazine named it the greatest comedy sketch of the 20th century. At the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, a continuous loop runs to the delight of fans. In 2005, the line “Who’s on First?”...

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Opinion: Designing woman

I don’t want to spend the money; I don’t think we will get a good return on our investment; the house will be a total mess for six weeks; it will be extremely stressful;...