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Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Phases of a life watching TV | Mark’s Remarks

In 1972, my favorite television show was Scooby Doo. My main concern in life was learning all of the sounds that the inflatable letter people...

The Meddler | Mark’s Remarks

Michelle and I watched a really funny Susan Sarandon movie the other night. It was called “The Meddler” and was all about a 60-something...

First Days | Mark’s Remarks

As I begin my 32nd year of teaching school, I often shift my attention from the long list of “to do’s” and try to...

Parenting our inner children | Mark’s Remarks

Sometimes you get some great advice. For me, it came in the form of a book called “Your Inner Child of the Past” by...

Sifting and sorting | Mark’s Remarks

During the lockdown last spring, we were like a lot of families – we cooked and ate too much, we thought of home projects...

Meathead | Mark’s Remarks

The IMBD television app that is on our Smart TV suddenly started advertising reruns of “All in the Family”  and I couldn’t resist. This show...

Time | Mark’s Remarks

nd with each passing year, my mind is boggled for several reasons.  Mainly, I ask myself why time seems to go faster and faster. I...

After supper | Mark’s Remarks

When I was a kid, warm weather meant a lot of things. After breakfast, we usually headed outside and didn’t come back in until...

Independence Day | Mark’s Remarks

It has occurred to me in my 54 years on earth that I have used up a heck of a lot of energy holding...

Well shoot, Mr. Baum | Mark’s Remarks

I am not sure, but I think I’ve written at least two columns about the animated movies of today and how they are helping...

The way I was raised | Mark’s Remarks

I am constantly judging the manners of people.   Sometimes, it sounds like I fancy myself as the superior rule follower, the person who knows...

Summer grooming habits | Mark’s Remarks

Any teacher will tell you we are emotionally, physically and mentally spent after this crazy school year.   I told Michelle that I wish there...
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