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Sunday, February 28, 2021

A firm handshake | Mark’s Remarks

I was asked by my daughter why people lie.  It really surprised me that a 9-year-old would ask such a question.  You may guess why...

Grateful. Thankful. Blessed. | The Happy + Healthy Life

Having gratitude isn’t just about saying “thank you” to the bagger at the grocery store or the kid who holds the door open for...

Time for change | Mark’s Remarks

As you read this, it is most likely the week or day when our country is on the edge of its seat.  So many...

How to torture people | Mark’s Remarks

I think perhaps the greatest form of torture I can come up with would be to replace a kitchen faucet some 20 years or...

Buzzsaw maniac | Mark’s Remarks

One would think that the title of my column would have something to do with the Halloween season, yet I’m not talking about anything...

The facade of relationships | Mark’s Remarks

It’s wild to think that in a day and age like this one, loneliness is more pronounced than it has ever been. Even though...

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 her? She was Beaver’s mother.  As...

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 (my male colleagues will appreciate that...

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 indeed most...

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 to normal.  Although...

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, two coffee...

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 that is...
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