Author: dickwolfsie

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: Death doesn’t become him

Over the past 10 years, when people have inquired about my dog Toby, they’ve always made reference to my last beagle, Barney, who accompanied me on more than 2,600 TV shows between 1992 and...

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: Nude breach!

It was late on a Thursday night. I had just gotten home after giving a speech in Covington, Ind. I pulled into the garage about 11, tired and thirsty. The garage door closed behind...

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: How sweet it is

At Phil Miller’s house in Greenfield, it’s “Sugar” this and “Sugar” that, but Phil is not sweet-talking his wife Terry of 36 years. (He has another nickname for her he won’t divulge.) He is...

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: Hunker Mentality

The magazine Stay Alive is not a veiled attempt to rejuvenate the career of the ’60s music group The Bee Gees. No, it is a periodical intended for people who are pretty darn sure...

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: Toy story

Phyllis Baskerville of Fortville needs a home. She is not homeless, but she fears that her prized collection of antique toys will be someday. I first met Phyllis in 2002 while doing a live...

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: Needing another coat!

My wife and I try as often as possible to engage in snappy repartee, often peppering each other with questions like these: Are we better off with stocks or bonds? Should we take social...

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...