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Saturday, June 25, 2022

Understanding the rush | Mark’s Remarks

I think I’ve written more than one column over the years on the rushing of the holiday and the commercialization of Christmas.   It doesn’t...

Attic holiday remembered | Mark’s Remarks

I’ve told you before about my little apartment when I was in college. I found out about this upstairs apartment from a co-worker at...

Second annual Non-Thankful List | Mark’s Remarks

I had an extensive and hilarious response from last year’s “non-thankful” column, so I thought I’d do it again. Since I take notes when I...

The misunderstandings of teachers in their dotage

When I was in school, we had a group of teachers who most of us thought must be at least 90 years old. I...

Pig-out planning | Mark’s Remarks

I’ve been dragging my patootie out of bed long before the sun comes up since mid-summer.  You see, I finally made a plan I could...

Staging | Mark’s Remarks

Here we go again. Several years ago, I wrote two consecutive columns about moving to a new house.   One person I know well said...

New theme: Getting old | Mark’s Remarks

I’ve had someone tell me more than once this past weekend that I’m getting old.  Last week’s column was about being too old to keep...

Cutting the mustard | Mark’s Remarks

I might have written about an outing some of our friends went on a few years ago. We have been chumming around since our...

Day off | Mark’s Remarks

For years, I’ve had people in the community ask me what teachers do on those “days off” – also referred to as “Institute Days.” It...

Kiddie shows, the gang and political correctness | Mark’s Remarks

Back in the day, television stations often showed some type of lunchtime show for kids with cartoons and shenanigans. It was especially common practice in...

Christian snobbery | Mark’s Remarks

As I say many times per day, we have really forgotten how to love each other in this day and age. Acceptance and tolerance are...

Big Boss | Mark’s Remarks

One of my pet peeves has to be bossy folks. I’m pretty sure I’ve written about these folks before.   There are times when I...
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