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Friday, June 24, 2022

What would Walter do? | Mark’s Remarks

I think Anne Murray had a song several years back called “A Little Good News.” It was all about how we’d like to hear...

Toy spree | Mark’s Remarks

I’ve written before about getting the Sears catalog at Christmas, and pouring over the pages of shiny, colored photographs. I especially remember that tall...

Where are my glasses? | Mark’s Remarks

You might remember that I wrote a column a few years back about the need to get glasses. It was about five years ago....

Virginia’s trip | Mark’s Remarks

We often hear how something as simple as clean water is so important in many areas of our world. It’s hard for us to...

Foot-In-Mouth Phraseology | Mark’s Remarks

If I had a nickel for every time I’ve said something I shouldn’t, I’d probably have a little bit of cash. Or maybe I’m...

I’m smarter than you | Mark’s Remarks

As I grow older, I become less tolerant of the idiosyncrasies of people. That’s really not a good way to be, is it? I...

That was the year that was | Mark’s Remarks

When I look back at this year, I can honestly say it’s been one of the worst.  I won’t begin to list all the...

I’m not trying to tell you what to do | Mark’s Remarks

Now that I have three children who are adults, or painfully close, there are a lot of things I’m realizing about parenting. A lot...

2a | Mark’s Remarks

I did my student teaching in a small rural community northwest of my own hometown. Every day, I would get in my little Pontiac Phoenix...

Sick Day Time Machine | Mark’s Remarks

I walk around bragging quite a bit. Blowhards like me can always find something to talk about or brag about. It’s true. One of the...

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 hardware store...

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...
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