Welcome to the new home of Bob Dunning and his long-running, award-winning newspaper column, The Wary One.

You’ll find all of Bob’s musings here, in addition to his stellar, in-depth coverage of UC Davis Athletics. 

The best part is that you’ll have the opportunity to actively participate in the conversation through a back-and-forth Comments Section, where disagreeing with Bob’s strongly held opinions is not only acceptable, but encouraged.

Thanks for being here. We’re thrilled to have you be a part of this new and exciting venture.

Why subscribe?

Subscribe to get full access to the columns and publication archives.

Stay up-to-date

Never miss an update—every new post is sent directly to your email inbox. For a spam-free, ad-free reading experience, plus audio and community features, get the Substack app.

Join the crew

Be part of a community of people who share your interests. Participate in the comments section, or support this work with a subscription.

To learn more about the tech platform that powers this publication, visit Substack.com.

Subscribe to The Wary One

Join Bob Dunning, a highly opinionated columnist with over 50 years of experience, as he dives into a variety of topics with insight, humor and irony. From everyday happenings to family and community issues, Bob discusses the nuances of life.


Bob Dunning is a seasoned columnist with over 50 years of experience. Known for his insight, humor and irony, Bob explores everyday topics and community issues, discussing the nuances of life.