Category: Laughs

Relax, hyperactivity is a good thing

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie In order to reach a daily 10,000-step goal, my wife continually checks her Fitbit. The other day she was shaking her arms wildly back and forth while watching TV. “What...

Opinion: Feeding frenzy

The Wolfsies have accepted two invitations to dinner on Thanksgiving. The Haversticks always invite my wife and son and me to join them at a lovely buffet at a downtown hotel. Since Mary Ellen...

Opinion: Card carrying card carrier

I have always wanted to collect something no one else in the world collects. Over the years at Channel 8, I interviewed people with odd collections: a man with thousands of different sugar packets,...

Column: Mike Redmond signing off

Wow. Writing this week’s column is harder than I thought it would be. I keep starting and deleting and starting and deleting and … well, 16th time’s a charm, right? OK, here goes: Dear...

Heavy lifting

When I was a kid, my uncle used to brag about his daily athletic regimen. “I start my exercise routine by lifting a five-pound potato sack over my head, then I go to a...

Gettin’ mom out of the cave

We said goodbye to Mom the other day. Oh, no. Not that. She’s still alive and kicking. Watch your shins. It’s just that there’s so much basketball on TV these days that Mom has...

Need a Rhyme? Give me some time

I’m back. It’s been an adventurous six months of chemo, but I’m done and back at my “office” in the southeast corner of the Zionsville library. I’m thrilled to be here. Especially in time for Valentine’s Day. It’s a...

Keeping abreast of the busts

I’m not sure why, but for some reason bust size has been front and center in my recent conversations. Let’s explore further, shall we? It all started a few days ago when I learned...

It all gets down to manners

I recently heard a fellow say that old age begins when the world no longer makes sense to you. By that standard, I entered my Golden Years when I was nine. The remark came...

A quiet moment

My husband, Doo, had surgery last week, and though it was a minor outpatient procedure, sitting in the waiting room gave me precious time to reflect over the past year. Not a ton of...