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Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Kid stuff and the perfect breakfast

I think I already told you the story of trying to fool the tooth fairy. I’ll try to be brief in my re-telling. I had...

Enquiring Minds | Mark’s Remarks

Years ago, Mom would come back from Saturday grocery shopping, usually with an issue of the latest National Enquirer. Do you remember that one?  Remember...

The ‘what’s important’ age | Mark’s Remarks

You tend to do a lot of reflecting as you approach milestones. My age group is moving toward retirement, grandparenthood, and various stages of...

Hello again, fitting room. Did I really miss you? | Mark’s Remarks

Writing this column for so long has taught me a few lessons. I shouldn’t  write about my personal appearance unless I’m poking fun at...

Skylines, rooftops and snacks | Mark’s Remarks

While our oldest daughter was in the hospital recently for routine observation and tests, we traded off spending the night there.   It isn’t new...

The slap | Mark’s Remarks

In retirement, I’m hoping I can see many more movies than I’m able to right now. I also want to be able to be...

The new F | Mark’s Remarks

I recently had a student look me in the eye and say “I have a problem. I have a B-.” I looked back at this...

Out to pasture | Mark’s Remarks

When I was very little, someone bought a rocking horse for me. It was too big for my bedroom, so my mom set it...

These people | Mark’s Remarks

he conceited thing I have to tell you is that the older I get, the more I am constantly reminded of how right I...

The Cutco knife | Mark’s Remarks

There are times in your life when you are grateful for things that are dependable.   I was thinking about this the other day when...

Dreams of vague memories and familiar places | Mark’s Remarks

Dreams are something that have always been interesting to me. Sometimes I have dreams that stick with me for some time. One of those...

I’m not trying to tell you what to do | Mark’s Remarks

Now that I have three children who are adults, or painfully close, there are a lot of things I’m realizing about parenting. A lot...
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