Category: Laughs

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Opinion: The stress monster returns

Commentary by Danielle Wilson I finally lost it, people. Last night, as I sat in my youngest’s room conducting a moderately successful hoarding intervention, I suddenly experienced an intense desire to both pull out...

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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...

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Opinion: Appropriate viewing

Commentary by Danielle Wilson Last night I was hanging out with two of my sisters flipping through channels. We ended up on “Magic Mike XX”L and began a long conversation about the many different...

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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...

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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...

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Opinion: Spring Break day one rundown

Commentary by Danielle Wilson First day of Spring Break vacation? Usually I’m ecstatic because I get one entire week where my kids are still in school (I teach in a neighboring district with a...

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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...

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Opinion: It’s Gucci

Commentary by Danielle Wilson My newly-minted 12-year-old and I were texting back and forth a few days ago about the homework she supposedly slid under my door after I’d gone to bed. I, of...

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Opinion: Update on renovations

Commentary by Danielle Wilson So here is the rundown on the current situation at Chez Wilson. Our kitchen is completely gutted. We have no cabinets, no oven and no stovetop. A thick layer of...

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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...