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Sunday, February 28, 2021

The Glorias | Movie Review

One would think that a biopic about equal rights trailblazer and no-nonsense icon Gloria Steinem would be your standard, politically charged fare. However, “The Glorias,”...

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...

Kajillionaire | Movie Review

During the opening scene of Miranda July’s new movie “Kajillionaire,” words like eccentric, unconventional and even weird come to mind.   But keep watching. As with 2005’s...

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...

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 think for...

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 who regularly walk down the hall...

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 it into...

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 14 and...

Transform your life | The Healthy + Happy Life

If you are feeling stuck, stressed, anxious, frustrated or like you are just going through the motions, keep reading.  These 11 tips are the secret...

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 old friend who just so happened...
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