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Friday, January 17, 2020

Toy spree | Mark’s Remarks

I’ve written before about getting the Sears catalog at Christmas, and pouring over the pages of shiny, colored photographs. I especially remember...

Shoelaces | Mark’s Remarks

We count our blessings every day, hopefully.   I sometimes have a pretty optimistic attitude and keep my blessings...

Attitude of Gratitude | The Happy + Healthy Life

Gratitude is about being aware of and appreciating all the good in your life. It’s about focusing on the things you already...

The Word | Mark’s Remarks

 40 years this summer.  Since then, it’s been an interesting journey of spiritual understanding, searching, and constant “restarts.” I’m...

A fine line and being a good neighbor | Mark’s Remarks

In my book, neighbors are supposed to be neighborly. When you live next door to a person, or even on the same...

Anti-Thanksgiving | Mark’s Remarks

Every year, a couple of folks I know do something that may be shocking to some. I find it hilarious: they “vent”...

The Game of Life | Mark’s Remarks

Over the holidays, we have a chance to sit back and have some down time.  Invariably, in my house, down time leads...

Savor, not stuff | The Healthy + Happy Life

Do you grab food on the go, either at the drive-thru or out of your cabinets as you rush out the door?...

Happy Thanksmas | Mark’s Remarks

Every year at this time, we all start griping about the rushing of the Christmas holiday.  Take a look...

Folklore and scary people | Mark’s Remarks

When we were kids, we invented things. We invented games, activities and ways to add excitement to the neighborhood.

Old | Mark’s Remarks

My friends and I decided to attend a seminar on teacher retirement. You see, we are all in close proximity to that...

A matter of time | Mark’s Remarks

I’ve said this before and I’ll say it again: I know why old people stare at young people. In...

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