74.8 F
St Louis
Sunday, September 27, 2020

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...

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...

Story of a toxic family | Mark’s Remarks

I like talking to older folks. There have been many I’ve “interviewed” over the years, tucking their stories in my little notebook....

To my dear students | Mark’s Remarks

Boys and girls, I am afraid we are living in a very challenging time right now. You are part of history and...

My name is now an insult | Mark’s Remarks

I asked my son and daughter-in-law to explain why the name Karen was being used to post negative things on Facebook and...

Gritting your teeth | Obituary

I have promised time and time again not to write about my family, as they have asked me not to. But I’m...

Living in fear of betrayal | Mark’s Remarks

Can you remember most of the times someone hurt your feelings? Many of us connect an incident to a...

Retreating | Mark’s Remarks

I just read a very detailed article on conspiracy theories surrounding the current events happening in our world – the virus, the...

At dad’s expense

My family mocks me as much as possible. I’ve brought it on myself.  We’ve raised our kids to not be too serious...
error: Content is protected !!
Web Analytics