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Tips for helping | Mark’s Remarks

It is very difficult for anyone to understand another person’s plight. Do you agree? The old adage “You have to walk in...

The black and white TV | Mark’s Remarks

The recent hot weather forced us to stay inside much of the afternoon and find things to do. At one point, we...

Every 7 seconds | Mark’s Remarks

Did you ever hear that guys think about sex every seven seconds? I’m a guy.  I don’t know about every seven seconds,...

Food critic | Mark’s Remarks

I get something in my craw and don’t put a lot of thought into things. This happens to me often. I can...

Avoiding Talkers | Mark’s Remarks

I’m going to admit something to you: I avoid people at times. Come on, you know you do it too. 

My son, the writer | Mark’s Remarks

My oldest son writes a column for his campus newspaper. He is quite witty and his columns about a pet cockroach in...

The Storeroom Evolution | Mark’s Remarks

When we moved into our house we had this big, luxurious storage room on one side of the basement. It was awesome....

A sincere apology | Mark’s Remarks

I was talking to a person a while back about a little run-in they’d had with another person. It was a misunderstanding,...

Working, dreaming and longing | Mark’s Remarks

I just saw a commercial for Folger’s coffee. It depicts a little boy putting his small change into a coffee can. On...

Preschool and eighth grade math | Mark’s Remarks

Every year when little ones get ready to go to kindergarten, we hear stories of kindergarten screenings.  When I was at the...

Settled stomachs and big plans | Mark’s Remarks

I once wrote a column called “Warm Stomachs” in which I talked about how the Christmas season feels.  Summer vacation looms as...

Vengeance | Mark’s Remarks

High school years are often looked at with rose-colored glasses, as is much of our childhood.  That is, if we choose to...

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