Category: Dick Wolfsie

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: Porpoiseful gift

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie Sometimes my friends disappoint me. Bob won’t take me to the airport at night (something about cataracts. Oh, please.) Pat won’t feed our cat when we go away for the...

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: At 200: Forget me not

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie Indiana is about to complete the celebration of her 200th birthday. Many stellar names are associated with our great state: Abraham Lincoln, Ernie Pyle, Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., Cole Porter, James Dean, Benjamin...

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: In a flash

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie I had just gotten home after giving a speech, pulled into the garage about 11  p.m. and entered the house through the door inside the garage. Mary Ellen was asleep upstairs. I...

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: Grumpy new man

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie “Hey, there’s that grumpy old man,” said a lady at the grocery store. “’You talkin’ to me?’” I snapped back (Mafia-style), which ruined any denial I was planning to offer....

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: Washing my hands of it

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie Last week, an Indianapolis doctor published an article in the New York Times with this startling admission: “I will eat food that has fallen on the kitchen floor.” Pediatrician Aaron Carroll claims...

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: Feeding frenzy

The Wolfsies have accepted two invitations to dinner on Thanksgiving. The Haversticks always invite my wife and son and me to join them at a lovely buffet at a downtown hotel. Since Mary Ellen...

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: The whole tooth

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie I had never read my own dental chart before. Being familiar with the laws governing privacy, I assumed that what was going on inside my mouth was really none of...

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: Ruffing it

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie My wife found an old British TV show online, where a woman advocated applying pet training principals to change a husband’s behavior. Husbands are already a lot like cats. They’re...

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: Getting a leg up

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie Publicly sharing personal medical problems is not a good idea. Several years ago, I mentioned in a column that I was losing my sense of smell. A doctor wrote me...

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: Movie madness

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie If I hadn’t gotten lost on the way to the entry exam, the people at Mensa might have made me a member. I tried a second time, but I got...