I don’t care what they say or write about me, as long as they spell my name right. And it doesn’t start with Shi, even though that might suit some people to a “t”.


I’m Here

Sometimes when I’m at a restaurant, the server will deliver the food, set it down, and say, “There you go.”

I then reply, “Where do I go? I thought I was here!”


No Principals

One day, shortly after my sister-in-law, Mary Keefer, was appointed principal of Bishop Luers High School, I called her to congratulate her on her new position.

“Mary,” I said, “Congratulations! I didn’t know you had any, and now you are one!”


You go Uncle Milty!

There is an old saying that goes, “You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make him drink.”

Or as Uncle Milty (Milton Berle) so wisely put it, “You can lead a man to Congress, but you can’t make him think.”

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Jim Schindler

A graduate of John Carroll University and a successful businessman, the founder/ CEO of Bandido's Mexican restaurants. Jim writes the "Schindler Sez" column in the newspaper. He also authors a series of books of short, true, and humorous stories. > Read Full Biography > More Articles Written By This Writer