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Friday, October 30, 2020

June Cleaver’s Dark Side | Mark’s Remarks

Readers, I am shocked and scandalized by the behavior I have just witnessed from one Miss Barbara Billingsley.  Remember...

Why it doesn’t work | Mark’s Remarks

I promise this is my last column about remote learning.  As I write this column, teachers are practically giddy...

Why don’t you…? | Mark’s Remarks

My column last week was requested by a few people. You see, some were genuinely interested.  Many wondered why teachers, administrators and...

What’s so hard about it? | Mark’s Remarks

Teachers have never been fans of remote learning. We want our students in school. We miss them.  We want things to return...

Hocus Pocus, everybody focus | The Happy + Healthy Life

The other day, I was sitting at my desk and in between my computer there were stacks of books, piles of papers,...

Spoiling is what I do | Mark’s Remarks

Michelle traveled to Florida with a friend last week, and since school had started and everyone was caught up in the madness...

Things I hope will last | Mark’s Remarks

If you are like me, there are many things you’ve come to like about this pandemic. Am I right? Just sit and...

How to Behave 101 | Mark’s Remarks

Hey kids, I’m afraid here’s another column addressed to you. Number one, as we start school. I see kiddos...

Cleaning out the notebook | Mark’s Remarks

Sometimes I make little notes on possible column topics. Then, when I go to write them there’s not enough meat to make...

Little princesses | Mark’s Remarks

About this time nine summers ago, I wrote a bit of a dedication to our fourth child. She was born on July...

Transform your life | The Healthy + Happy Life

If you are feeling stuck, stressed, anxious, frustrated or like you are just going through the motions, keep reading. 

Touching base with the class cut-up

Due to the pandemic, our class reunion was cancelled.  In all the exchanges on Facebook, I reconnected with an...