Category: Dick Wolfsie

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: A column about nothing

Every night at dinner my wife and I ask each other, “What are you doing tomorrow?” I’m not sure why we do that. We never to listen to the answer. In the morning we...

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: A dandy story

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie It’s a Saturday morning in April. Spring is in the air. But so is snow. And it’s on the ground. And I’m wondering about my dandelions. Will this untimely last blast of...

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: Blind test

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie After Mary Ellen returned from a recent solo trip, she asked if I had kept to my diet while she was away. I admitted going to three all-you-can-eat buffets and...

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: Paper tiger

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie Betty Weesner had the same job for almost 60 years and never got a promotion. She would have complained to the boss, but she was the boss – both the...

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: Insult of height

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie   Most people stop growing in their late teens or early 20s. I was stunned the other day to learn that President Obama’s annual physical indicated he had grown over...

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: Homeland security

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie I was watching an episode of “House of Cards” one afternoon and suddenly the TV’s sound went off. I pushed every button on the remote. Nothing worked. It was time to get...

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: For old times’ sake

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie Anna Weisenberger was not an old friend of mine. She was my oldest friend. She passed away last week at the age of 109. Our relationship began with a call in 2006...

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: A week without Joy

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie “You’re still welcome to come along,” said Mary Ellen when she heard that Joy’s husband was not going to be there the week we planned to visit them in Florida....

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: Punny thoughts on cauliflower

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie There’s not much humor related to the topic of cruciferous vegetables. If you google Brussels sprouts or kale or turnips for any clever witticisms, you’re going to come up empty...

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: Beagle on a doorstep!

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie Twenty-five years ago this week, I found a beagle puppy on my front doorstep while on my way to work. He was soon to become a TV celebrity, accompanying me...