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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...

Nose Prints | Mark’s Remarks

Here it is. I’m thinking this is probably my 11th or 12th column about the beginning of school. I...

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...

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.

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...

Hope and the next generation | Mark’s Remarks

Not too long ago, I remember working retail and having customers complain about customer service and how “kids these days” operated.  

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...

Divine intervention | Mark’s Remarks

You may have read this column before, and if you have, you most likely have read about my ongoing struggle to understand...

Talking about nothing | Mark’s Remarks

You laugh at the title of this column because you’ve probably read plenty of these in which I write about the ordinary...

Shoelaces | Mark’s Remarks

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

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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