Category: Dick Wolfsie

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: Block of ages

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie  This is my 800th column. I started writing for newspapers in the year 2000, one article every week for 16 years. I have never missed a deadline. The 800th is always the...

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: That’s debatable!

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie Nothing is certain in politics, but it sure looks like the November battle will be between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. The opposing campaigns are already debating the debates, outlining...

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: A fishy story, healthy or not?

Scientists now claim that pecans (my favorite) may not be as healthy to consume as previously believed. Just when I think I’m eating the right stuff, some nut comes along and ruins everything. Coffee...

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: Fast walking girl

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie My wife walks faster than I do. What makes this so humiliating is that I have always been a good athlete, but Mary Ellen hated sports. When my wife tries...

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...