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Monday, June 27, 2022

Under Explaining | Mark’s Remarks

A few years back, there was a somewhat new term in education. A great local educator had written a book. He also taught a...

One Last Glimpse | Mark’s Remarks

Like most seniors, we had gotten out of school a week before and returned briefly that next week for graduation practice. All of us...

Anniversary | Mark’s Remarks

I started writing this column in October 2007. Yes. This particular week marks the week I started writing this column. I can’t really believe...

Naysayers and Distributors of Mundane Advice | Mark’s Remarks

I’m telling you, there’s one in every crowd: someone who has to rain on your parade. Some folks don’t even know they are doing...

Conquering Fear and Standing Up | Mark’s Remarks

Never have we experienced a time such as this. Every day I scan my Facebook page, often at breakneck speed. It’s almost like the...

A tale of two cities | Mark’s Remarks

I’m in a different place now and for whatever reason, I have noticed some differences I feel are important to note.   Why? I’m certainly...

Old Age and the Presidents | Mark’s Remarks

I love reading and talking about the presidents of old. My daughter is learning about the presidents in her kindergarten class, and we spent...

Tuning in | Mark’s Remarks

I have found that, as I get older, I have a constant struggle between my selfish need to be comfortable and concerned for only...

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...

Tolerance | Mark’s Remarks

Have you noticed lately that the greatest sin in the world has become disagreeing with someone?  It’s been a gradual shift in the mentality...

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...

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 watched an...
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