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Productivity | Planet Ryan

Around this time of year, it's easy to get lost in a whirlwind of activities, such as shopping, year-end work projects, social-gatherings, family projects...

Dolly Parton and Saturday nights | Mark’s Remarks

We just booked a trip to the Great Smoky Mountains for our summer vacation. Taking a vacation is a major deal for us and we...

Keeping House | Mark’s Remarks

I have written several times that I am a recovering neatness-nut. It’s a struggle.  However, wasted quality time with family and friends over the...

Snow motion | Mark’s Remarks

How many people have complained about the weather, lately? We really are never satisfied. It wouldn’t matter if winter and cold weather only lasted...

Weighing in on Hot Topics | Mark’s Remarks

Sometimes I see something good on Facebook and I share it, only to have people spouting off immediately. Well, I suppose it’s their right....

Mysterious happenings and Charlie Brown | Mark’s Remarks

Long ago, I taught third grade in a dingy, smelly room with faded, dreamsicle orange paint on the walls.  For an accent color, the...

Pseudoparents | Mark’s Remarks

We took my mom along for a weekend trip recently, and it’s always fun to have her along.  Our parents remind us we are...

Breaking Employment Barriers

By KATHI WEILBACHER Career Specialist Job hunting at any age can be stressful. For those over the age of 50, the experience can be frightening in...

Say Goodbye to Greeting Cards | Mark’s Remarks

Up front, I need to tell people who send me cards that this is not a complaint toward them.  I appreciate getting a card. ...

Days of Old | Planet Ryan

Last week was one of those weeks for me that tested my multitasking skills thanks to a long list of work and personal commitments...

Fitting Into the Rainbow Boots | Mark’s Remarks

I can admit to you that my life has often been driven by what people think of me. At certain times in my life,...

Catastrophe | Mark’s Remarks

Yes, we were caught in the recent icy nightmare that came upon the St. Louis area on Friday, Dec. 16. The entire day amazed...

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