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Ah, the Joys of Aging!

Cantankerously Yours Ah, the Joys of Aging! By Wendell Abern Dear Readers, When I was a young bumpkin of 53 years, my aunt (who was then 84) said,...

To All the Grandchildren in the World

Cantankerously Yours To All the Grandchildren in the World By Wendell Abern Dear Grandchildren Everywhere,           Today, I am writing to apologize to all of you.           Usually, I...

The Brad Gene

Cantankerously Yours The Brad Gene By Wendell Abern Dear Readers,           As I wrote several years ago, I believe that scientists have yet to discover many “special” genes...

Bittersweet Memories

Cantankerously Yours Bittersweet Memories By Wendell Abern Dear Readers, Last month, I wrote a column detailing how my art director/partner Paul and I had created my favorite commercial....

Nums & Figs

Cantankerously Yours Nums & Figs By Wendell Abern Dear Readers,           A friend recently asked me if I’ve always been grumpy. No, actually. It took 50 years in...

You Only Roast the People You Love

Cantankerously Yours You Only Roast the People You Love By Wendell Abern Dear Readers, I am a member of a highly unusual “fraternity:” a 72-year old poker game.        ...

Flat Tires and Spelling Bees

Cantankerously Yours Flat Tires and Spelling Bees By Wendell Abern Dear Readers, Over the years, I have used this column to chronicle some prime examples of my mechanical...

Whenindoubt,callKevin.

Cantankerously Yours Whenindoubt,callKevin. By Wendell Abern Dear Readers,             Used to be, when I got flustered or upset, I cursed. Sometimes, I shouted. I was never shy about...

More Closet Space. Sort of.

Cantankerously Yours More Closet Space. Sort of. By Wendell Abern Dear Readers, Prologue: I became a widower in 2009, and was fortunate to have wonderful kids around to help...

The 2020 Olympics: Special Events for Seniors Only

Cantankerously Yours The 2020 Olympics: Special Events for Seniors Only By Wendell Abern Dear Readers, Several years ago, I wrote a column suggesting special events for senior citizens...