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Sunday, September 26, 2021

Drawing us closer | Mark’s Remarks

People tend to talk about “end times” when the world appears to be in a “state.”   It’s been talked about throughout history. I’m sure...

Phases of a life watching TV | Mark’s Remarks

In 1972, my favorite television show was Scooby Doo. My main concern in life was learning all of the sounds that the inflatable letter people...

The Meddler | Mark’s Remarks

Michelle and I watched a really funny Susan Sarandon movie the other night. It was called “The Meddler” and was all about a 60-something...

First Days | Mark’s Remarks

As I begin my 32nd year of teaching school, I often shift my attention from the long list of “to do’s” and try to...

Parenting our inner children | Mark’s Remarks

Sometimes you get some great advice. For me, it came in the form of a book called “Your Inner Child of the Past” by...

Respect | Movie Review

With legions of fans and a status as the Queen of Soul, the late Aretha Franklin was and is a beloved icon. Fans have eagerly...

Sifting and sorting | Mark’s Remarks

During the lockdown last spring, we were like a lot of families – we cooked and ate too much, we thought of home projects...

Annette | Movie Review

I’m not sure where to begin. "Annette," in theaters today and streaming Aug. 20 on Amazon Prime, is bizarre, dark, amusing (sometimes for the wrong reasons),...

Meathead | Mark’s Remarks

The IMBD television app that is on our Smart TV suddenly started advertising reruns of “All in the Family”  and I couldn’t resist. This show...

‘Stillwater’ runs deep and tepid | Movie Review

Director Tom McCarthy, best known for his Oscar-winning film “Spotlight,” is also known for directing films that are forthright and intentional. McCarthy’s latest film, “Stillwater,”...

Time | Mark’s Remarks

nd with each passing year, my mind is boggled for several reasons.  Mainly, I ask myself why time seems to go faster and faster. I...

After supper | Mark’s Remarks

When I was a kid, warm weather meant a lot of things. After breakfast, we usually headed outside and didn’t come back in until...
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