Category: Dick Wolfsie

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Opinion: Book for seniors or dummies?

I didn’t see the point of owning another electronic gadget, especially since I am still unskilled in the smart phone and computer I already have. Then I saw iPad For Seniors, For Dummies. I...

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Opinion: How I learned to book

Mary Ellen and I are attending an alumni dinner at George Washington University in DC. My wife booked the airfare but asked me to make the hotel reservations. I find discount websites like Expedia, Priceline, and Travelocity very confusing, but I...

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Opinion: Pants on fire

When I show up to see my CPA at tax time, Clare clears her desk so I can spread out all my shoeboxes filled with receipts. First, she asks how much income I had...

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Opinion: Predictability on TV

I like TV shows about crime, but over the years I have found that there are number of recurrent themes in these law enforcement programs that drive me crazy. Here are a few examples:...

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Opinion: Waging a good marriage

Everybody throws the word “bet” around. “Mary Ellen, I bet we’re going to be late again.” Or, “Dick, I bet that burger has 50 grams of fat.” I enjoy a good wager every once...

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Opinion: Sounds of violence

The disorder is called misophonia. Sounds like what you feel when you can’t find your cellular device. So what is it? Well, if you have misophonia, you’re not going to like the sound of this....

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Opinion: It’s a dog-beat-dog world

A beagle named Miss P is now America’s top dog. For the second time, a beagle has won the Westminster Dog Show. Tails and tongues are wagging. For me, this news is incredibly wonderful....

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Opinion: Lawn day’s journey

Spring is just around the corner and I am already a wreck about what a lousy-looking lawn we are going to have again this year. I’ve tried everything in the past. Even watering. I...

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Opinion: Marking off the to-do list

I am not a procrastinator. Quite the opposite. I pay bills before they are due. I’ve already filed my 2014 income tax return. I kiss my wife goodnight in the morning. The daily to-do...

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Opinion: Picture this

Comedian Zach Galifianakis has never been able to do it. Nor has country singer Brad Paisley. Stephen Colbert hasn’t ever been a winner. In fact, the chances of success are about 5,000 to one....