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Sears Catalogs and Car Garages | Mark’s Remarks

No, I’m not old enough to refer to the Sears catalog the way my grandparents did. The catalog had many functions and gave a whole...

Facts before fuss | Mark’s Remarks

Being an educator and living in the community I teach in, I am often stopped in the milk aisle or at the...

Sarcasm | Mark’s Remarks

I have been sarcastic my whole life. I never thought it was a problem. I pride myself on having a sense of humor. I...

Step Up! | Mark’s Remarks

I am frankly fed up with the amount of parents or authority figures in this world who don’t do their jobs. If I hear...

The Last Three Letters of Christmas | Mark’s Remarks

This is my final column in a series I’ve been writing based on Hank Hanegraaff’s book called “The Heart of Christmas.” As I’ve said...

Youth | Mark’s Remarks

You see the older guy who still keeps himself fit and trim, and is admired because of it.  But he won’t allow himself to...

Say Goodbye to Greeting Cards | Mark’s Remarks

Up front, I need to tell people who send me cards that this is not a complaint toward them.  I appreciate getting a card. ...

Escape Artist, Part 2 | Mark’s Remarks

A few years back, I wrote to you about my baby daughter and how she had her daddy wrapped around her finger. I wrote...

Jesus: Very Shiny | Mark’s Remarks

There was once a little red-headed boy who was one of the sweetest kids ever. He had a little round, mischievous face but a...

What the other guy is doing | Mark’s Remarks

Now, you would think those of us at the Republic-Times are all good friends who hang out in the employee lounge. On the contrary....

So long, old pal | Mark’s Remarks

It’s always been part of my comedy schtick to tell people how much I don’t get along with my dog. People have laughed and...

Self-Deprecation and the Dukes of Hazzard | Mark’s Remarks

Looking back at past columns, I can’t help noticing that I am what you’d call a vain person. I write about it a lot,...

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