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Friday, June 24, 2022

All Alone | Mark’s Remarks

I have recently read two separate news stories in which people have passed away. The twist to this story is that no one noticed. One...

June Cleaver’s Dark Side | Mark’s Remarks

Readers, I am shocked and scandalized by the behavior I have just witnessed from one Miss Barbara Billingsley.  Remember her? She was Beaver’s mother.  As...

Forgiveness and reconciliation – not the same | Mark’s Remarks

I believe everything the Bible says, cover to cover.   That kind of talk can get a person into trouble from time to time, but...

Out with the riff raff | Mark’s Remarks

I told you that 15 years ago, I wrote two consecutive columns about moving to a new house.  Now, we have moved to another home,...

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 in various...

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...

Reflections and takebacks | Mark’s Remarks

As I close out the end of my 32nd year of teaching, I’m amazed at what we’ve accomplished and survived in the past couple...

Listen, my children | Mark’s Remarks

When kids get into my class, I don’t allow them to raise their hands while I’m talking. When their hands go up, they stop...

Spam | Mark’s Remarks

My mother used to make Spam for us when we were kids. It wasn’t necessarily a staple in our house, but we liked it....

Everyone’s an Idiot | Mark’s Remarks

How do you like that title? I figured I’d get your attention.  Now, I have to say, I don’t generally feel this way. But...

Kids tell all | Mark’s Remarks

I had an eye-opening talk with a small group of kids not too long ago.   These kids  are a great group. They bring me...

My DIY experience | Mark’s Remarks

I decided to redo the basement bathroom.  Did you know some home improvement stores open at the crack of dawn?  It’s very true. Off I...
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