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Monday, May 17, 2021

Inklings | Mark’s Remarks

There have been a few times in my life where I didn’t take action. It was usually because I wanted to avoid something uncomfortable. One...

Speaking from experience | Mark’s Remarks

In this day and age, teachers aren’t as respected as they once were. They used to be mysterious, highly revered people long ago. I can...

What would Walter do? | Mark’s Remarks

I think Anne Murray had a song several years back called “A Little Good News.” It was all about how we’d like to hear...

The Diner | Mark’s Remarks

Ever since our kids have been little, Michelle and I try to steal away some place every now and then.   Rarely is it a...

Anxious faith | Mark’s Remarks

Anxiety, depression, stomach problems and insomnia seem to be running rampant these days. Have you noticed? The prescribing of medicine for such issues is...

On the square | Mark’s Remarks

I wrote a couple of feature stories for this newspaper a few years back, talking about what life was like on Main Street in...

The Father | Movie Review

From the beginning of Florian Zeller’s “The Father,” it is apparent things are not what they seem in the life of Anthony (Anthony Hopkins)....

Intentional listening, clarifying and responding | Mark’s Remarks

Almost on a weekly basis, educators have conversations with students relating to communication.  We are constantly talking to students about thinking before we speak,...

Snow banks and demon possession

I still get excited and nostalgic about snow, but I am now the dad and I have to do things like shovel snow, make...

Love and yoga | Mark’s Remarks

My darling wife is the healthy one in our relationship. If she had her way, I would exercise constantly, eat only healthy food, and...

Top 10 films of 2020

2020 was always going to have a tough task ahead of it... cinematically speaking. I count myself among the many film fans who consider...
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