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Sunday, July 5, 2020

Avoiding people | Mark’s Remarks

After a particularly difficult week earlier this year, before Corona’s visit and when things were relatively normal, I woke up on a...

Feeling alive | Mark’s Remarks

Have you heard people say they are on a quest to “find themselves” or “seek purpose?” I think we all spend a...

First one to launch | Mark’s Remarks

As I write this, we are days away from our oldest son’s wedding. When I began writing this column, he was still...

Mrs. Bishop | Mark’s Remarks

Mrs. Bishop was one of my favorite teachers, and although second grade (around 1975) seems so far behind me, I can still...

Hard to love | Mark’s Remarks

If you put too much stock in people, they will let you down every time.  This was something a wise adult in...

Making light of stuff | Mark’s Remarks

Most people won’t admit they do this. We try to conduct ourselves with a degree of classiness, a modest amount of dignity....

Circumstances beyond our control | Mark’s Remarks

Remember that announcement on television stations when we were kids?  “Due to circumstances beyond our control, tonight’s scheduled presentation...

Losing control | Mark’s Remarks

As I told you a few weeks back, I always try to find a little humor in everyday life. I do not...

Reflecting outside four walls and forced blessings | Mark’s Remarks

We sometimes can’t get past ourselves when it comes to something. I mean, unless it really causes major issues in our lives,...

Being photogenic during a pandemic | Mark’s Remarks

I can’t help it. When things get really serious, I often retreat to a silly or humorous place.  There...

No need to rush off | Mark’s Remarks

I saw the neatest thing the other day.  A photographer decided to photograph her parents at the end of...

Seemingly Overnight | Mark’s Remarks

Is your head spinning?  I remember when I first heard of this coronavirus. My students were watching our daily 10-minute news clip...
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