Category: Laughs

Mike Redmond

Opinion: Who needs candy corn?

I just read the other day that your choice of fall food gives a great deal of insight into your personality. For example, candy corn. Supposedly, if you love candy corn, you’re an independent...

feature wilson

Opinion: Sour sports

I spend a great deal of time judging other parents.  I know it’s wrong but I can’t help myself.  Criticizing their decisions and actions makes me feel better about my own insecurities. My latest...

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...

Mike Redmond

Opinion: Milestone birthday

Closing in as I am on a certain milestone birthday — I’ll be 60, or as I like to put it, in my extremely late 40s — I’ve been thinking about ways my life...

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...

feature wilson

Opinion: Car-pool rules essential

I can’t believe at this point in my parenting career that I have to write a whole column on this, but frankly I’m surprised I’ve never covered it before. I’m speaking, obviously, of Car...

Mike Redmond

Opinion: Beer-flavored latte

This just in from the Weird Wide Web, where all the news is fit to be taken with not one but several grains of salt: Starbucks (you know, the quaint little coffee shop with...

feature wilson

Opinion: The home improvement effect

I’m sitting in my “dining” room amidst what feels like a garage sale. To my right are a dresser from my son’s room and a fake bamboo tree from the front serves-no-purpose-whatsoever room.  To...

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...