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A path to reduce abortion | Ott Observations

A friend of mine recently asked me why I was for abortion. I told him I wasn’t. He got a puzzled look and said...

Identifying | Mark’s Remarks

It never ceases to amaze me how the rumor mill works in our small communities. In my opinion, people don’t have enough to do.  Or,...

The power of fear | Mark’s Remarks

You’ve heard the Franklin Delano Roosevelt quote over and over.  “We have nothing to fear, but fear itself.” We hear it and say “Yeah, yeah. ...

Noticing progress (and those opposed to it) | Ott Observations

I spent the past few weeks on a vacation, driving to the east coast and back.  There were road construction delays on virtually every...

Spooky stories again | Mark’s Remarks

I think I have shared, over the years a bunch of personal and passed-down stories that serve to raise the hairs on the back...

Shedding Light on Family History and Cancer Risk | For Your Health

Dr. Graham A. Colditz Siteman Cancer Center If you ask some of your friends to name three things that increase the risk of cancer, it’d be...

Negligence and abuse; subtle or not so subtle? | Mark’s Remarks

en we think of abuse, we immediately think of the physical; things we can see.   We hear about and experience stories of abuse. It’s...

The Jekyll and Hyde voter | Ott Observations

A couple of recent national surveys got me thinking about how disconnected our voting ideology can be from what we really want.   The Pew...

Manners, ad nauseum | Mark’s Remarks

I think I’ve written about manners and the way people behave way too much over the years.  I’m starting to get a little tired...

Not a Sunday drive | Mark’s Remarks

Back in the late fall or early winter of 1993, Michelle and I were an engaged couple who often took drives around the city...

Why we have sports in schools | Ott Observation

gh school girls volleyball coach. The lawsuit claims the coach subjected the team to demoralizing and degrading activities.  I’m not unfamiliar with the behaviors and...

Positive outcomes | Mark’s Remarks

It’s no secret to readers and folks who know me that I get a little bit passionate and up in the air when it...
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