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Quickly, Dec. 16

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Updated: December 16, 2012 2:44AM



Happy holidays, Quickly! I am a subscriber to the paper. It’s delivered to my house every day. Thank you!

This is a heartfelt plea to my beautiful, 61-year-old wife. Please, honey, for the sake of your precious grandchildren, quit smoking.

I took my daughter to buy running shoes. She found a pair she liked, but they did not have her size. Jerry from the shoe department gave her a more expensive pair at the same price. Now that’s what I call great customer service.

Sometimes, the average person makes the most sense. Forty-five years ago, a bunch of guys in a local steel mill concluded: “It doesn’t matter if you make a thousand or a billion dollars a year. Why don’t we all pay a flat 12 percent?”

Lots of people never outgrow bullying.

To the family whose son is home from Afghanistan: Wonderful blessing for you. Tell him thank you for his service and enjoy your Christmas.

I’m against entitlement. That means I’m against the government thinking it is entitled to our money.

To my mother-in-law: Talk to the hand, ’cause I’m not listening, please.

I’ll have you know, there are tons of hard-working kids, just like me, with dreams, too. You say they’re lazy now, but some day, when you’re aging and having trouble, they’ll be your doctors. Stop the stereotypes.

Just returned from Restaurante don Quijote. The 36-year-old waiter from Peru and the very congenial chef made our visit pure pleasure. Great food, too.



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