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Friday, June 24, 2022

A tale of two cities | Mark’s Remarks

I’m in a different place now and for whatever reason, I have noticed some differences I feel are important to note.   Why? I’m certainly...

The March of Folly | Ott Observations

The title of this column is also the title of a book written by the historian Barbara Tuchman.  In her book, she compares four periods...

Forgiveness and reconciliation – not the same | Mark’s Remarks

I believe everything the Bible says, cover to cover.   That kind of talk can get a person into trouble from time to time, but...

Enjoying summertime sun, safely | For Your Health

For the last few years, summertime has felt even more special to me than usual. With the long, warm days, we’re finally able to...

Reflections and takebacks | Mark’s Remarks

As I close out the end of my 32nd year of teaching, I’m amazed at what we’ve accomplished and survived in the past couple...

Going back to transparency | Ott Observations

During my years as a management consultant, there was a universal truth we would share with all our clients.  “When people do not receive information...

Kids tell all | Mark’s Remarks

I had an eye-opening talk with a small group of kids not too long ago.   These kids  are a great group. They bring me...

Parker | Mark’s Remarks

I’ve oftenwondered what life must be like for our dog. He is an unusual looking dog, resembling a vampire batin my opinion. He has a...

Why can’t we have both? | Ott Observations

On my most pessimistic days, it can seem like our country is torn apart by irreconcilable differences.   If our government wants to make sure...

Kid stuff and the perfect breakfast

I think I already told you the story of trying to fool the tooth fairy. I’ll try to be brief in my re-telling. I had...

Get the full benefits of whole grains | For Your Health

By Dr. Graham A. Colditz It’s likely no surprise to hear that whole grains are a key part of a healthy diet. They’re filled with...

Enquiring Minds | Mark’s Remarks

Years ago, Mom would come back from Saturday grocery shopping, usually with an issue of the latest National Enquirer. Do you remember that one?  Remember...
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