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Tuesday, October 27, 2020

The Word | Mark’s Remarks

 40 years this summer.  Since then, it’s been an interesting journey of spiritual understanding, searching, and constant “restarts.” I’m...

Toy spree | Mark’s Remarks

I’ve written before about getting the Sears catalog at Christmas, and pouring over the pages of shiny, colored photographs. I especially remember...

The Game of Life | Mark’s Remarks

Over the holidays, we have a chance to sit back and have some down time.  Invariably, in my house, down time leads...

Savor, not stuff | The Healthy + Happy Life

Do you grab food on the go, either at the drive-thru or out of your cabinets as you rush out the door?...

Anti-Thanksgiving | Mark’s Remarks

Every year, a couple of folks I know do something that may be shocking to some. I find it hilarious: they “vent”...

Shoelaces | Mark’s Remarks

We count our blessings every day, hopefully.   I sometimes have a pretty optimistic attitude and keep my blessings...

Getting help for seasonal affective disorder | For Your Health

For all its holidays and celebrations, winter can be a tough time for many people. The long nights and cold, gray days can...

A fine line and being a good neighbor | Mark’s Remarks

In my book, neighbors are supposed to be neighborly. When you live next door to a person, or even on the same...

Happy Thanksmas | Mark’s Remarks

Every year at this time, we all start griping about the rushing of the Christmas holiday.  Take a look...

A matter of time | Mark’s Remarks

I’ve said this before and I’ll say it again: I know why old people stare at young people. In...

Folklore and scary people | Mark’s Remarks

When we were kids, we invented things. We invented games, activities and ways to add excitement to the neighborhood.

Please pass the turkey, stuffing and family health history | For Your Health

It’s that time of year. We’re moving quickly toward late autumn, with its falling leaves and longer nights. And that means one thing: Thanksgiving...