Humor columnist Jerry Nelson knows all about the many different strategies kids (and adults) use to get what they want.
Before the days of digital media, farm kids like Jerry Nelson and his siblings were happily entertained by their family farm's water tank.
Columnist Jerry Nelson and his wife are on a book tour, so they're acting like tourists and enjoying little cities across the Midwest.
Columnist Jerry Nelson had few encounters with the opposite sex on his family's dairy farm, so the local roller rink became his best bet for impressing ladies his age.
Columnist Jerry Nelson attends his 40-year high school reunion.
Columnist Jerry Nelson thinks trading cars is a royal pain, but he and his wife still endure the comically painful process every few years.
Columnist Jerry Nelson used to ask his grandpa about the good old days, but now he's sharing his own tales of good old days of farming.
Radio has always been a big part of humor columnist Jerry Nelson's life, but he recently did a "national radio tour" and learned even more about it.
Humor columnist Jerry Nelson didn't ever love school, but he did have a soft spot for Vacation Bible School!
A common complaint nowadays is that nothing seems to last. But there is one thing in columnist Jerry Nelson's life that he has kept for a solid half-century —his friend, Steve.