Category: Laughs

Mike Redmond

Opinion: Who packs a bag of cereal?

My mother (also known as “Mom”) is visiting from LaGrange County, and as usual it’s hilarious. Actually, I notice that the older Mom gets the more hilarious it becomes. For example, here’s what she...

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...

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Opinion: Stop needing me!

Sometimes I just don’t want to be needed.  Maybe it’s this particular week or maybe it’s that I’m still adjusting to the school routine, but I am literally about to shiv the next person...

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Opinion: Laborious resolution

Last week I left you with a cliffhanger … my youngest sister, in labor with her first baby, had just chucked a Dammit Doll at the flat screen. Here’s the drama-infused conclusion, for your...

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Opinion: Labor of love

It’s 3:59 a.m. I’m sitting on the couch in Chicago talking with one of my brothers-in-law while his wife, my youngest sister, is grimacing in pain next to me. She’s in labor with her...

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...

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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...