Category: Dick Wolfsie

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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....

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Opinion: Needing a major adjustment

Mary Ellen and I have been happily married for more than three decades. We had some difficult moments over the years, but right now we are better adjusted than we have ever been. Our...

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Opinion: It’s a secret

Did you know some restaurants have what they call “secret menus”? I’d never heard of them, but apparently that’s the point. I discovered this the other day when I accompanied my friend Steve to one...

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Opinion: Whose line is it, anyway?

What makes great one-liners? They are often wonderful insights, plays on words, or mis-directions in thinking.  Below are just a few of my favorites that I collected during the year 2014. Some are far...