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Sunday, January 23, 2022

Just a little | Mark’s Remarks

I’ve often wondered how many prospective parents would benefit from looking into a crystal ball to see what parenting is like. Or what if...

Better sleep for better health | For Your Health

By Dr. Graham A. Colditz We may not think about sleeping as a healthy behavior like we would exercising or eating a healthy diet, but...

Are you a cynic or idealist? | Ott Observations

In my previous column I wrote about how some of us live consumed by fears created by politicians’ propaganda, while others live focused on...

Keys | Mark’s Remarks

As we prepared for our recent move, it was interesting to see what we had kept around, and also interesting to realize what we...

Complete disclosure and the guilt of deception | Mark’s Remarks

With four kids, Michelle and I weren’t always up on things – especially when it came to losing teeth and getting the kids compensated...

Still afraid of bogeymen | Ott Observations

In my childhood, I shared a bedroom with my little brother. Every night, he blocked the sliding doors on the closet before going to...

New holiday classics | Mark’s Remarks

Have you ever heard the song “Santa, Teach Me to Dance”?  I listened to it the other day and can’t really understand why it...

Understanding the rush | Mark’s Remarks

I think I’ve written more than one column over the years on the rushing of the holiday and the commercialization of Christmas.   It doesn’t...

The importance of accurate legacies | Ott Observations

 editor in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The writer was acknowledging that the newspaper had done an extensive job summarizing the national service Colin Powell...

Attic holiday remembered | Mark’s Remarks

I’ve told you before about my little apartment when I was in college. I found out about this upstairs apartment from a co-worker at...

COVID-19 vaccination benefits children, families | For Your Health

By Dr. Graham Colditz It may be hard to believe that, after almost two years, COVID-19 is still a major issue in the U.S. and...

Second annual Non-Thankful List | Mark’s Remarks

I had an extensive and hilarious response from last year’s “non-thankful” column, so I thought I’d do it again. Since I take notes when I...
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