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Friday, September 25, 2020

Believing | Mark’s Remarks

It often takes some sort of a calamity for people to rely on God. Indeed, many people can go for long periods...

To my dear students | Mark’s Remarks

Boys and girls, I am afraid we are living in a very challenging time right now. You are part of history and...

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...

Petty, entitled, selfish us | Mark’s Remarks

Oh boy. People are fools. We have thrown out rational thinking and manners.  In this day and age, an increasing amount of...

My name is now an insult | Mark’s Remarks

I asked my son and daughter-in-law to explain why the name Karen was being used to post negative things on Facebook and...

What’s so hard about it? | Mark’s Remarks

Teachers have never been fans of remote learning. We want our students in school. We miss them.  We want things to return...

Cashmere Pulaski or Roman Polanski? | Mark’s Remarks

Schools around Illinois were not in session Monday to honor Casimir Pulaski. I’m pretty sure I’ve written a little about him before, being the...

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...

And I thank ya | Mark’s Remarks

Shopping is one topic that helps me know full well the difference between men and women.  When it comes...

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...

Bullying Bull | Mark’s Remarks

I don’t know about you, but I feel the term “bullying” has gotten way out of hand. I’m pretty sure it goes...

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...
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