Category: Laughs

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Opinion: Dance momma

As I sit at my desk preparing to write this final installment of my controversial three-part series “Evolution of a Dance Mom: An Exposé,” [Pulitzer, take note!] I can’t help but notice how my...

Mike Redmond

Opinion: Go nuts for Amish

My vegetable garden is thriving, thank you, although I can’t take any of the credit. It has done this all on its own without much in the way of input from me, save planting...

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: Please go away

My wife is planning our summer vacation, which we will take in the fall. We took our spring vacation this summer. We got behind in 1984 and still haven’t caught up. I don’t have...

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Opinion: Warm up to massage therapy

As a rule, I hate spa massages. I know that sentiment separates me from about 99 percent of the world’s population, but I simply can never relax enough to enjoy a stranger’s man-hands rubbing...

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Opinion: Apocalypse frau

I have just had a small taste of the apocalypse, my friends, and I can say with some degree of confidence, the flavor leaves much to be desired. Months ago my husband Doo and...

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: Call for an update

According to a national research firm, most people over 75 do not own a cell phone. This is in contrast to the millennials who admit that the first thing they do in the morning...

Mike Redmond

Opinion: The perils of panhandlers

After four encounters in four days I have become really, really resentful of panhandlers. It’s gotten to the point where someone coming up and saying, “Excuse me, sir,” raises my hackles – and if...

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Opinion: The Redmond TV curse

Lightning recently struck my mom’s old farmhouse up in LaGrange County and, according to my brother P.D., exploded just about everything explodable: The TV dish, Mom’s computer, the telephones, you name it. It was...

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: “Mum Mum”

If my grandmother were alive today, she would be 125, and she would still, no doubt, be walking around in her six-inch-high heels, the ones she asked to be buried in—and she’d have a...