Category: Laughs

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Opinion: Mother’s Day has passed

Fellow moms of this planet, our day has come and gone. We must wait a whole ‘nother year to feel loved and appreciated, to receive ceramic pencil holders and pasta necklaces and to earn...

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Opinion: Fudging the numbers

I read the other day that, as ages go, 60 is the new 40. (For mathematical and all other purposes, 60 remains the old 60.) This interests me, as I am age New 40....

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Opinion: My son, the new driver

How do I describe, in 350 words or less, the multitude of emotions that bombarded me when my oldest obtained his driver’s license? I have no idea, but doggoneit, I’m gonna try! The first...

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Opinion: More TV gripes

A few weeks ago I wrote a column about the cliché story lines on cop shows. But limiting my criticism to police dramas was a crime. Here’s what else drives me nuts in shows:...

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Opinion: Mad about word count

I’m mad. Not about anything big, mind you. That’s the main reason I don’t watch the news; politics, crime, disease, poverty and famine do not for a fully-functioning, emotionally-capable working mom of four make....

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Opinion: Missing solid food

They say you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone, and it’s true. I miss solid food. Oh, I have food in my house and all the necessary equipment (teeth, etc.) for consumption...

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Opinion: Splendiferous spring lawns

Ah, spring – that magical time of warm sun and gentle breezes coaxing grass, trees, plants and flowers to shake off the torpor of winter and get back to the business of growing and...

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Opinion: Auto neurotic

I purchased a new car last week, the first in almost 10 years. It comes with a 250-page instruction book, plus three additional manuals to guide you through the high-tech accessories, but there is...

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Opinion: Where’s the love?

These days it seems I’m constantly on the edge of losing my sanity. Oblivious parents in carpool lines (pull forward, people!), pets vomiting charcoal on new carpet (long story), untamable locks that refuse to...