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  • Lemons and Beaters | Mark’s Remarks

    It is my belief that every person should own at least one “beater” in his or her lifetime. I think it makes you appreciate hard work and material possessions more. We are living in a disposable society...

    • Posted January 24, 2018
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  • DIY Cleaning | Mark’s Remarks

    This time of the year, there seems to be a good amount of cleaning out, polishing up, and scrubbing down. After tearing down the Christmas stuff, the absence of lights and shiny things sitting around may seem...

    • Posted January 17, 2018
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  • ‘The Phantom Thread’ | Movie Review

    Paul Anderson’s latest film “The Phantom Thread” will undoubtedly leave audiences with a decision to make. If one is a patient viewer who is able to watch a movie scene by scene, allowing a story to be told, then...

    • Posted January 12, 2018
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  • 2018: The Year of ‘No’ | Mark’s Remarks

    Jerry Seinfeld recently said that when a person reaches age 60 or so, he or she should be able to simply say “No.” No explanation, no unpleasantness. Just “No.” I’m a decade away from 60, but I...

    • Posted January 10, 2018
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  • Jesus: Very Shiny | Mark’s Remarks

    There was once a little red-headed boy who was one of the sweetest kids ever. He had a little round, mischievous face but a heart of gold. He was sensitive, but could get his dander up pretty...

    • Posted January 3, 2018
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  • Isaiah | Mark’s Remarks

    I have friends who don’t believe the Bible is completely true. There are some people I know who deny a lot of things about God. Some people whom I care a lot about refuse to pray, often...

    • Posted December 27, 2017
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  • The Magic Afternoon Cup | Mark’s Remarks

    You are going to think I’m totally silly, and probably rather unhealthy. I’ve just discovered something that has changed my early evenings: an afternoon coffee break.  Many of you already discovered it and you didn’t tell me....

    • Posted December 20, 2017
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  • The Constant Need For Attention And Acceptance | Mark’s Remarks

    Before I get started, I must qualify the topic I’m writing about and say a few things.   First of all, as a male, I can tell you we can be pretty disgusting. I’ve been around and...

    • Posted December 13, 2017
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  • All In The Nest | Mark’s Remarks

    We often hear about animals being agitated and fretting when their young are in danger, or even when they aren’t close by.   The mother duck squawks and quacks away if her ducklings aren’t in a row....

    • Posted December 6, 2017
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  • ‘Wonder’ | Mark’s Remarks

    My daughter and I saw the movie “Wonder” the other night and I highly recommend it. This movie is a heartwarmer without being too sappy or mawkish. It’s about a boy born with a birth defect that...

    • Posted November 29, 2017
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  • Mundane Talk of Trees and Leaves | Mark’s Remarks

    My yard has evolved somewhat since we first moved in 10 years ago.  Two trees that were once there have since died mysterious deaths and had to be cut down. In fact, we’ve had some mysterious happenings...

    • Posted November 22, 2017
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  • ‘Wonder’ is one of best this season | Movie Review

    Being a middle school teacher, I’m usually pretty critical of middle school-aged books being made into movies. Really, I’m critical of any books made into movies. The book is always better, and I’m thinking that’s the way...

    • Posted November 16, 2017
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