Category: Laughs

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: Turn for the worse

Commentary by Dick Wolfise I seem to have a great deal of trouble turning things off. Turning them on? No sweat. Light switches, blenders, lamps, ovens, and fans are a breeze — especially the...

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Opinion: The nose knows

Commentary by Danielle Wilson The other night I woke up to a horrible smell. I thought at first it was my own breath, but after a cautious sniff and the recollection that I had...

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: Cramping my style

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie I have leg cramps. In the middle of the night, I jump out of bed screaming, brace myself against the side of the headboard and push down on the ball...

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Opinion: Ready for some football

Commentary by Danielle Wilson Heads up, people. Football season is on, and this dance mom has finally wormed her way into an all-guy fantasy league. Do I know what I’m doing? No. Other than...

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: In a league of their own

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie There’s a picture in my office of my All-Star Little League team from New Rochelle, New York, back in 1959. All of us were posed in our uniforms, bound for...

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Opinion: Parenting empathy, at last

Commentary by Danielle Wilson Yesterday my familial crew traveled up to Chicago to celebrate the second birthday of one of my nephews and to meet his new brother, born this summer. We showed up...

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: Playing chicken

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie What’s better than rotisserie chicken? It’s inexpensive, tasty and relatively healthful, a win-win all the way around…and around, and around. But Mary Ellen and I don’t rotisserize our own. We prefer...

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Opinion: No time for mean people

Commentary by Danielle Wilson I have had it up to the top of my ginger head with mean people! Last week in particular was a doozey. One of my daughter’s besties picked a fight...

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: Card carrying card carrier

I have always wanted to collect something no one else in the world collects. Over the years at Channel 8, I interviewed people with odd collections: a man with thousands of different sugar packets,...

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Opinion: Appreciate the morning workout

I love working out in the morning! Getting up early, heading out into the cool, crisp blackness. Entering a zen-like stage of meditation where all I hear are shoes slapping the pavement, rhythmic breathing...