Category: Dick Wolfsie

Opinion: Inspiration, Part II

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie Part II about all the things that sparked ideas for my columns in 2016. THANKS to Costco for offering a plump, perfectly cooked rotisserie chicken for five bucks. While in in...

Opinion: A year of laughs

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie Time again to recognize people who inspired my  humor columns this past year. Here’s part 1. THANKS to Menards for offering a publication with tips on projects you can make with an empty five-gallon bucket. “The...

Opinion: Pants on fire

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie Right now, I think I’m wearing the last pair of 35×31 pants in America. Where have all the 35x31s gone? Every Saturday morning, I head out the door to look for...

Opinion: Hoosier memories

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie In celebration of our 200th year as a state, I am sharing the names of some Hoosiers who no longer receive the attention they deserve. As you will see, the first one...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...