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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

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...

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...

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...

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”...

Shoelaces | Mark’s Remarks

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

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...

Happy Thanksmas | Mark’s Remarks

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

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...

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.

Intervention, Buffy and Jody, and Amazon Prime | Mark’s Remarks

Usually you think you are pretty safe when your kids are watching old, classic television series. We recently acquired a smart TV...

Church and Community | Mark’s Remarks

I can’t tell you the number of times I’ve wanted to retreat from society and, like a turtle, stick my head back...

Why didn’t I think of that? | Mark’s Remarks

My daughter likes to watch YouTube shows. We try to limit her watching, and we definitely watch alongside her to make sure...

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