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Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Just a little | Mark’s Remarks

I’ve often wondered how many prospective parents would benefit from looking into a crystal ball to see what parenting is like. Or what if...

Keys | Mark’s Remarks

As we prepared for our recent move, it was interesting to see what we had kept around, and also interesting to realize what we...

Complete disclosure and the guilt of deception | Mark’s Remarks

With four kids, Michelle and I weren’t always up on things – especially when it came to losing teeth and getting the kids compensated...

New holiday classics | Mark’s Remarks

Have you ever heard the song “Santa, Teach Me to Dance”?  I listened to it the other day and can’t really understand why it...

Understanding the rush | Mark’s Remarks

I think I’ve written more than one column over the years on the rushing of the holiday and the commercialization of Christmas.   It doesn’t...

Attic holiday remembered | Mark’s Remarks

I’ve told you before about my little apartment when I was in college. I found out about this upstairs apartment from a co-worker at...

Second annual Non-Thankful List | Mark’s Remarks

I had an extensive and hilarious response from last year’s “non-thankful” column, so I thought I’d do it again. Since I take notes when I...

The misunderstandings of teachers in their dotage

When I was in school, we had a group of teachers who most of us thought must be at least 90 years old. I...

Pig-out planning | Mark’s Remarks

I’ve been dragging my patootie out of bed long before the sun comes up since mid-summer.  You see, I finally made a plan I could...

Staging | Mark’s Remarks

Here we go again. Several years ago, I wrote two consecutive columns about moving to a new house.   One person I know well said...

New theme: Getting old | Mark’s Remarks

I’ve had someone tell me more than once this past weekend that I’m getting old.  Last week’s column was about being too old to keep...

Cutting the mustard | Mark’s Remarks

I might have written about an outing some of our friends went on a few years ago. We have been chumming around since our...
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