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Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Shoelaces | Mark’s Remarks

We count our blessings every day, hopefully.   I sometimes have a pretty optimistic attitude and keep my blessings and thankfulness in close proximity. Other...

Hope, attitudes and comfort food | Mark’s Remarks

I’ve been on a diet for about two months. I haven’t lost a bunch of weight, but I’ve changed my eating habits and my...

Mark’s Remarks | I’m bored

I have a sign on my classroom door that says “It’s OK to be bored sometimes.” It’s not because I’m a boring teacher (at...

Oh well | Mark’s Remarks

Let’s face it: we are, for the most part, a self-centered society. How many times do you listen to a conversation, all the while...

Snow motion | Mark’s Remarks

How many people have complained about the weather, lately? We really are never satisfied. It wouldn’t matter if winter and cold weather only lasted...

Conversations, first-hand accounts and both sides | Mark’s Remarks

I am a fan of Ryan’s column. He’s the guy who writes “Planet Ryan.” Most of the time you can find him in a...

The Constant Need For Attention And Acceptance | Mark’s Remarks

Before I get started, I must qualify the topic I’m writing about and say a few things.   First of all, as a male, I...

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 Magic Afternoon Cup | Mark’s Remarks

You are going to think I’m totally silly, and probably rather unhealthy. I’ve just discovered something that has changed my early evenings: an afternoon...

At dad’s expense

My family mocks me as much as possible. I’ve brought it on myself.  We’ve raised our kids to not be too serious about things...

All In The Nest | Mark’s Remarks

We often hear about animals being agitated and fretting when their young are in danger, or even when they aren’t close by.   The mother...

Faux pas | Mark’s Remarks

Jerry Seinfeld wrote an entire television series about nothing. Or so he says. To me, the show was certainly about something. But I guess it...
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