Category: Laughs

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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...

Just a little more time

By Dick Wolfsie He hadn’t eaten anything in two days. (With a beagle, you should worry about loss of appetite after two hours.) He was clearly in distress. Breathing heavily. Hadn’t budged in hours....

Why you need a glider

By Mike Redmond I recently acquired a glider for the front porch and using it has led me to a stunning conclusion: The world would be a lot calmer place if everyone would just...

A very bad oxidant

By Dick Wolfsie Ever since my wife retired she has a lot more time to read, including Preventionmagazine, an annoying little publication that makes you worry about nearly every aspect of your life from...

The lure of a diabolical impulse

By Mike Redmond Occasionally I am seized by what I like to call “diabolical impulses.” These are not like your regular, garden-variety impulses, the ones that make you buy the candy bar from that...

A dentist with a remote?

By Dick Wolfsie I’m not the kind of guy who sits in front of the TV all night and fiddles the remote control, jumping from station to station, failing to watch any particular show...

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...

So much for the apocalypse

Well, I don’t know about you, but for my money 12-21-12 was about the lamest apocalypse I’ve ever seen. Phooey. And so the Mayan Calendar myth goes onto the trash heap with all the...

Fakin’ bacon

Christmas morning was a big disappointment for me this year. Not one of my presents was bacon related. It’s hard to imagine how Mary Ellen could have perused the current merchandise catalogs thick with...